scrap of fallen sky blown on an autumn-chilled breeze cornflower fades to grey Kim M. Russell, 14th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1724 Cornflower Today’s addition to our field of flowers is the cornflower, also known as bachelor’s button. In folklore, cornflowers were worn by young men in love; if the flower faded […]
bees hum thunder among sweet-scented lightning honeysuckle storm Kim M. Russell, 13th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1723 Honeysuckle This August we are creating a bouquet of wild flowers, and today’s flower is honeysuckle.
from an ancient herb scatterings of tiny stars Achilles healing Kim M. Russell, 12th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1722 Yarrow Today in our field of flowers we have a lesser known summer flower, the Yarrow. Its botanical name is Achillea millefolium and it’s a flowering plant from the Asteraceae family.
on folding petals traces of rusty pollen rain-dampened squibs Kim M. Russell, 9th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1721 Canna Lily Today we are adding the canna lily to our bouquet of field flowers.
blowsy zinnias end of the season showgirls tainted with autumn Kim M. Russell, 8th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1720 Zinnia The next flower in our field is the zinnia, a showy flower which comes in almost any colour.
tangled with thorns blushing blossoms climb the fence pernicious beauty Kim M. Russell, 6th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1718 Bougainvillea (CD Imagination) Today in our ‘Field Of Flowers’ we have a flowering bush called bougainvillea and the challenge is to create a Japanese poem inspired by a given image.
study in yellow a field mouse sated with seeds sunflower goodness Kim M. Russell, 5th August 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1717 Sunflowers In a new episode of August’s ‘Field of Flowers’, the theme is an old favourite: sunflowers. I thought I was all sunflowered out – and then I saw this image!