Monday, November 2, 2009

Her Calico Dress

Summer came to play for just one day--
her blue eyes flashing,
flaxen hair lifted in the breeze,
as she skipped the trail where Autumn patiently waits.
Then, ran off to another place,
white petticoats flashing behind her.
Her calico dress is laid out across my field.

Autumn Meadowhawk, Sympetrum vicinum,
male above, female below


Goldenrod of summer past

Rose hips, multiflora rose

Eastern Bluebird

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KGMom said...

Nina--I would love to leave a comment, but I am speechless. Speechless at the sheer beauty you have captured, both in image and word.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

She is a beauty.

Deborah Godin said...

Wonderful series of photos...the light and leaves and... that katydid. I never noticed before now 'origami-like' they are!

bobbie said...

A very lovely post!

Anonymous said...

I like the metaphor of the calico dress. Very fitting.

Susan said...

Beautiful, happy, and just right! Great post. Thank you.

Kelly said...

Nina, so beautiful! I feel like I went on the walk with you. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work. The shot of the golden leaves with the dark background is my favorite... I think!