Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Green On Green

Poppy bud. (Click picture for larger view) Posted by Picasa

The bowed head of a poppy, not yet in bloom; its bud still green. Green on green; leaves, stem, bud, fine silky hairs that capture the morning dew. The green of Spring and Summer now quickly passing. This bud has long since bloomed with crinkled blood-red petals that faded into small brown seed pods; the lush, vibrant green, now gone. And so we again, patiently wait for Spring.

Submission for Tuesday Challenge topic "green". (end of post)

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