Nature’s Patterns

Patterns – a basis for understanding –math, sewing, architecture… and when it comes to art –nature is a master at employing patterns… …awe-inspiring, faith-inducing – beautiful. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: patterns.) All images from personal collection.

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Upside Down

Nectar’s potency –not diminished upside-down –does butterfly seekperspective, or is uprightonly a human construct? (For Cee’s Flower of the Day. Also linking up to my weekly challenge: upside-down.)

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Imbibing

Winged creaturessip sweetness, inhale yellow –intoxication. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

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Royal Visit

Unassuming mauveattracts royalty – delightscommon bystander. (For Cee’s FOTD.)

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Photo A Week: Things With Wings

Six feet across, spread the heron’s wingsgreat, grey appendages in slow flight Some wings are camouflaged, propelinsect bodies who hover within sight. A Monarch’s wings are stained-glass delicatewith each flutter, sprinkle fantasies of delight. (For Nancy Merrill’s Photo a Week challenge: things with wings.)

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Wildflowers (Flower of the Day)

Weeds, perhaps, but wildflowers to me – and I wasn’t the only visitor to this patch – white wings also found the pop of purple alluring. (Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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