ephemeral

garden bloomed 28may2014a

the poppy is, botanically, not an ephemeral plant \ but in the everyday sense of the word, it is / i did not notice until this morning that the poppy buds of last saturday have bloomed <as have the iris, rhodies, potentilla & indigofera | the peony still has a way to go> \ the bold orange petals i know will not last long especially with the showers we’ve been getting the past days / i wonder what it feels like to be “ephemeral” \ it must feel light & unburdened / not a bad way to travel in life…

 

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