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as spring arrives
our hearts expand
like peach blossoms

spring sings
as daisies awaken
to a warm sun

flaming tree –
nature’s spring paintbox
a red dazzler

 

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Bare trees

A winter solstice has come and gone.
Pale sunlight sweeps over the land
as frosted leaves and grass
fade into dull grey-green.
The cold returns.

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climb a tree –
it gets you closer
to heaven

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to enjoy and preserve
earth’s natural beauty

take only photos
leave only footprints
kill only time

 

 

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as hundreds of blossoms
lift themselves toward the sun
hundreds of bees descend
to enjoy a sweet banquet

 

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Some complain because
God put thorns on roses.
Others praise Him for
Placing roses among thorns.

 

 

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Too much time has passed—several years in fact—since I made a return visit to the dome. Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha hosts the site of a geodesic dome, with  its lattice of steel frames and glass dominating the skyline of the garden. The dome houses a splendid collection of Australian tropical plants. An expanded display of several specimens lines the forecourt near the main entrance, as if to prepare us for the wonders we will encounter within.

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Crossing the threshold, I breathe in the heavy humidity and hot temperatures that draw me into the remembrance of a jungle and rain forest climate. Come along and enjoy a stroll through the exotic landscape that has been cultivated here.

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Heliconias, the orange caterpillar plant, and a bed of red Anthuriums capture our attention.

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Tiny blooming shrubs and a flowering ginger hybrid leads us toward the exit, where a last view of the forecourt completes our taste of the tropics. What a beautiful place this is, where I can enjoy photographing the fleeting and ever changing moments of our natural world.

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