Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Photo Haiku - Wildflower Series 2

red strokes on blue sky
signature flower out west
Indian Paintbrush

arching purple spurs
opening on  their own time
bees visit daily

sensitive petals
 yellow as warm as sunshine
rise from the desert


(Click on photos to enlarge)

Photo Locations:

1.  Indian (Scarlet) Paintbrush  (Castilleja miniata)  Flagstaff,  (Flagstaff)  Arizona

2.  Monkshood  (Aconitum columbianum)  Crested Butte,  (Crested Butte)  Colorado

3.  Mexican Poppy  (Eschscholzia californica)   Tucson,   (Tucson)      Arizona

See more: "Photo Haiku - Wildflower Series"  (July 12, 2012)