Flower Of the Day FOTD

Meet Day Lily, we met at the park yesterday. She was one of two, all by their lonesome. Interesting, I thought 😊.

day lily

rises with the sun

a wild child

Pat R

7/09/20

For Cee’s Flower Of The Day FOTD

 

Full Moon

my-first-moon-shot1696173487wisps of smokey cloud

drift slowly across full moon –

sultry summer night

Pat R

7/07/20

For Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge “Buck Moon”

&

For Tanka Tuesday over at Colleen’s where it’s Poet’s choice. To join in or do some reading go here.

 

 

 

Off Color

My walks feel more like an escape from detention. So I find myself paying closer attention to the landscape. The park grounds keeper is clearly still struggling with this delayed upkeep. Wildflowers have taken over.

Often, I would come across a patch of yellow, with a pink one snuggled comfortably in their midst. How nice!

 

off color
in the overgrowth –
wild iris

Pat R

6/27/20

For Frank’s Weekly Haikai Challenge where the prompt is ‘Wild Iris’

 

Garden Snail

Met this fellow in the park yesterday. He practically stood still for his closeup. Citified! I read somewhere that squirrels eat garden snails at times. Must be during times of ‘making do’. I’ve lived through a couple of those myself😊. Even so, what a way to go – inners gone, shell tossed.

 

broken
and empty –
shell of a garden snail

Pat R

6/27/20