Tuesday, October 21, 2014

To a Butterfly

I've watched you now a full half-hour;
Self-poised upon that yellow flower


And, little Butterfly! Indeed
I know not if you sleep or feed.


How motionless! - not frozen seas
More motionless! and then


What joy awaits you, when the breeze
Hath found you out among the trees,


And calls you forth again!
~ William Wordsworth, "To a Butterfly"


Identity of Butterflies:  1.  Common Buckeye  2.  Cloudless Sulphur  
 3.  Variegated Fritillary   4.  Spicebush Swallowtail 


3 comments:

  1. what a nice variety! i just love the buckeyes. nothing common about them. :)

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  2. beautiful images Susan. they are so soft and pretty and the light is great.

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  3. Lovely shots of the butterflies! They are breath-takingly beautiful!

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