Yesterday, I spent the afternoon wandering the October quiet aisles of Cox’s Plant Farm near Clayton, Indiana. I came across some lovely, handsome, and well-grown chrysanthemums, which coming from a ‘non-mum’ fan means a lot, and stole away with some ultra-cheap Crocosmia for breeding work. Against the overcast sky, their flowers blazed. And that’s what I love […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Today, for some random reason, I remembered this poem I wrote last fall (see below). I often find myself thinking more about light in the autumn than any other time of year, perhaps because it’s manifested so beautifully in our landscapes. The dancing colors in deciduous leaves. The earlier nights and richer sunsets. The dappled […]Continue Reading... 7 Comments.
Well there you have it. I’ve decided to post a little snippet of poetry every Monday (or at least every Monday that I think about it). In the last two months, I’ve taken to writing a collection of poems themed on the seasons–a special passion of mine as you know. I leaked some verse in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.