Thursday, May 28, 2015

humble crown




When you walk into
shady spring woods,
stop
long enough to look
under the twin umbrellas
of Mayapple leaves.



There you will discover:
hidden, nodding,
at the joining of stems,
a soft and subtle
wild flower
with magnificent petals;



a white crown
of humility.
© 2015 Richard Havenga





You may also enjoy: 

Inside the Mayapple Colony - April 28, 2012

Mayapple Memories - May 5, 2014 



Photo Location:

Home Woods - Cannonsburg, Michigan