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Hanging out with daffodils

by imagist on April 28, 2017

Genus Narcissus
Can a flower fall in love with its own reflection?
OR
via Latin from Greek narkissos, perhaps from nark? numbness,
with reference to its narcotic effects.

OR ~ as the Fourth Verse of ~ I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

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Leica R8/DMR, 100 mm Apo-Macro-Elmarit-R

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A visitor to hot tub

by imagist on April 26, 2017

after being moved to the deck rail

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Leica R8/DMR, 100 mm Apo-Macro-Elmarit

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Friday flowers return

April 21, 2017

arthritic joints creak and crunch / as they creep and crawl / to fully appreciate spring’s bloom / apparently known as Narcissus Poeticus / the poet’s daffodil (click photograph for larger view) Leica R8/DMR, 100 mm Apro-Macro-Elmarit-R

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A Good Friday.

April 17, 2017

Animated paintings with memories / of tiny monkeys swinging in trees / and masked Mexican wrestlers… El Santo. / Bland bean dip and high octane hot green sauce. / Frida Kahlo brought to mind in framed prints. / Symbols of death our constant companions / during lunch with daughter and granddaughter at Los Paisa. Followed […]

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Pedalling west

April 8, 2017

along Pioneer road in front of Sheryl’s hay field. Wow! that Sheryl sure can talk. If these words and images don’t qualify as poetic I don’t know what does. (click photograph for larger view) iPhone 6s

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Climbing Arc by Richard Taylor

April 4, 2017

commissioned by Meijer; and sitting on the edge of their parking lot in Grafton, WI (click photograph for larger view) Leica M Monochrom, 28 mm Summicron Asph

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First thing seen

April 3, 2017

this morning (click photograph for larger view) iPhone 6s

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A Friday flower

March 31, 2017

(click photograph for larger view) iPhone 6s

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Each and every evening…

March 31, 2017

Ichabod (Ichy) visits my lap and demands a back rub. (click photograph for larger view) iPhone 6s

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Day before yesterday…

March 30, 2017

deciphering raspberry cobblers, cellophane wrapped chocolates, chai teas, and the philosophy backstage… behind our play. (click photograph for larger view) Leica M, 50 mm Summilux Asph

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