Sorbus aucuparia (the mountain ash). One is near my house and I chanced to see it the other day. What luxurious fruit it bears!
And for all this, nature is never spent. (God's Grandeur, G.M. Hopkins)
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Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, OH, July 20, 2011
Lessons from a Dragonfly A dragonfly accepts it’s brevity of life With its gossamer wings feeling the breeze -
By Ruth O'Neill
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Flower in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower—but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
photo taken on walk to work, July 2011
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from Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
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