Autumn in the Air

Between the rails of the garden fenceLeaves have lodged to peaceful sleepThe winter through, quiet, waiting,For spring rain and warm sunTo replace them on the branches overhead And grant them leave toReturn to the soil.

Sunflowers

Sunflowers, you face the sunlightAt sunset gently bow your headsReverent, you know where strength comes from.You bloom where you are planted In a ditch or in a garden fairYou endure the heat.Yes, relish it!Bring joy everywhere.

Red Jar

The clouds drift by In the hot clear skyA shade of pale white blue.Reflected in a potter's jarWho brought his clay from the river farAway and stained it fire red.The jar, a fountain bubbling cool,Breaks the potter's holding ruleInstead spouts drink for roses pink.

Some of the most beautiful prairie flowers are white.This plant is Common Yarrow, sometimes called Milfoil. White CloverClover and grasses with seeds  Catalpa Blooms Iris White Primrose Clover with seeded grasses, ragweed, yellow hop-clover and Indian Paintbrushes.   Black Locust Dogwood  

Some of the most beautiful prairie flowers are white.This plant is Common Yarrow, sometimes called Milfoil.White CloverClover and grasses with seeds  Catalpa BloomsIrisWhite PrimroseClover with seeded grasses, ragweed, yellow hop-clover and Indian Paintbrushes. Black LocustDogwood 

The Blooming prairie

This beautiful vine is perched on a barbed wire fence. It looks like a honeysuckle vine with pink blossoms. Indian paintbrushes are a bright addition to spring in Oklahoma. They are a favorite of mine. The fields and pastures are full of blackberry bushes blooming in wedding white.  Bluets are a common wildflower that grows in... Continue Reading →

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