Lady Aster


My Lady Aster,
this morning you surprise me
with your easy grace.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Northern Arizona
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 18 with the theme “Poet’s Choice” here
More Poetic Bloomings with the theme “Surprise” here
More Sunday Scribblings with the theme “Easy” here
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
More PicStory #16, “Macros” here
More Macro Monday photos here

Posted on September 18, 2011, in Arizona, aster, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Macro Monday, Mellow Yellow Monday, my digital photos, my haiku, Northern Arizona, PicStory, Poetic Bloomings, Shadow Shot Sunday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, Sunday Scribblings, The Height of Haiku Challenge, wildflowers. Bookmark the permalink. 30 Comments.

  1. Beautiful color. Looks like I can reach out and touch it.

  2. Oooo – the shadows here are exquisite!

  3. i love the title most of all… just something about ‘lady aster’

  4. Radiant fresh and beautiful!!

  5. Hi MMT! She is so pretty. I like the fact that she isn’t perfect, with some petals missing and one bent back. Just like the rest of us! Happy Shadow Shot Sunday, and thanks for your visit this morning.

    Kathy M.

  6. Sharp and beautiful shot of the Flower ! Well captured.

  7. Beautiful photo and haiku.

    Regards and best wishes

  8. The missing petals which would seem to make it imperfect–actually give it soooo much character! An Absolutely Beautiful Picture!

    I Bow!


  9. I just love the way Ms. Aster has curled that one petal back…it adds a wonderful touch to the overall image. The way the shadows are falling on the other petals is awesome. Such a wonderful shot. genie

  10. Such a simple design but utterly beautiful. The colour of the petals is magical!

  11. Lovely flower.
    My shadow, have a nice week ahead!

  12. Love this little intimate conversation in haiku! And a gorgeous photo!

  13. Loving this one! Really gorgeous!

  14. Very fresh. Great photo, too. well done.

  15. Delicate shadow. I grow these and love them.

  16. Such a pretty little wild flower.

  17. So pretty. Have a fabulous week.

    Liz @ MLC

  18. Nice one, MMT…your lady Aster as well as your graceful haiku!

  19. Simple macro photo. I love how the DOF affects the beauty of this photograph 🙂 Keep it up! 🙂

    Thank you for visiting my site 🙂

    Biboy Fotograpiya
    Visit the Philippines. Filipino Photo Hobbyist.

  20. Beautiful photo! Beautiful poem!

  21. Hello again! Purple is one of my favorite colors! I want to have a flower with that color in my garden. I love your blog, I never fail to visit them. 🙂 Have a nice day.


  22. Beautiful. Asters are one of the many pleasures of fall.

  23. Thats a great pic. I love thoose flowers!


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