Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Mid-July, Mid-Life

last
tigerlillies
lightning bugs
firecrackers
surprising
pop

azalea growls
flashes tardy bloom
behind
cleome bursts



(leggy mums hidden
bide their time
awaiting the next)



first
locusts
sunflowers
fallen
yellow
leaves

bees doggedly
pursue the mower
of
slow growing grass

7 comments:

Tracy P. said...

My cleome is bursting too! I'm noticing it's in several shades this year--last year's and the one before cross-pollinated. Funny, I have been closely eyeing the changes in my midsummer garden as well. The best is yet to come! :-)

flutter said...

wow.

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Wow from me also....I love your blog....

angie said...

Powerful poetry!

Woman in a Window said...

ahhh, yes.

Charity Joy Bell Childs said...

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