Magnolia Plantation

Moss draped plantation
Our journey through life begins
Harp strings serenade

Magnolia Plantation
near Houma, Louisiana USA

Returning from a weekend “home” in South Louisiana during the winter, I could not resist stopping along the way to snap a few shots of  a sentimental place.  It remains as serene as I remember.  The majestic oaks draped in moss still frame the plantation.  In the stillness of the day, I  heard echoes of the harp permeating the air. 

Our wedding reception (in the form of an Afternoon High Tea) was held at Magnolia Plantation 21 years ago in April.  Revisiting was a trip down memory lane.


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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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12 Responses to Magnolia Plantation

  1. Yousei Hime says:

    A lovely memory in a very romantic setting. I visited a couple of the plantations homes years ago, and I still smile today thinking of how beautiful they are. Thanks for your visit and comment. 🙂


  2. shoreacres says:

    For me, Houma’s the gateway to the really good times – Bayou Dularge, Dulac, Theriot, Lake De Cade. The plantations are great – but the bayous and birds are my choice. Still – what a wonderful photo and wonderful memories.


  3. 4joyjoanne says:

    I loved it …. Always thought of magnolias as a southern icon….


  4. Tarang Sinha says:

    Lovely Haiku indeed!:)


  5. What a romantic image you have painted here Becca. Those pictures are wonderful. I am not so familiar with plantations, but this Magnolia plantation is very exciting.


  6. I truly love Louisiana and have visited many plantations. New Orleans is my all time favorite city.
    Very nice and I will be back and invite you to visit mine.


  7. artmusedog says:

    Wow! Lovely haiku and photos ~ very well done ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^


  8. I can almost smell the air… the romance… the sentiment… beautiful memory lane!


  9. zongrik says:

    OMG!!! that is so gorgeous and romantic

    three magnolia haiku


  10. granbee says:

    Becca, how utterly magical that wedding reception must have been. I grew up driving past these types of homes when going to visit relatives in S. Louisiana and S. Mississippi. There was actually one home like this, perfectly maintained, on grounds next to the town’s barbershop where I attended 12 grades of school and graduated in 1965. And the harp you heard was an Irish harp, I suppose? (I hear Welsh harps under hanging moss!)


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