winter’s iron grip
thirty-seven days away—
still blooms run to seed

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington, Kentucky
More Carry on Tuesday poems with the theme “The Summer Flower Has Run to Seed” here
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Watery Wednesday photos here
More Ruby Tuesday photos here
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on November 15, 2011, in Carry on Tuesday, haiku, Kentucky, Lexington, Postcards from Paradise, REDnesday, Ruby Tuesday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, The Thursday Think Tank, Watery Wednesday. Bookmark the permalink. 21 Comments.

  1. Similar to what I am seeing in New England ~ Great shot! ~~ thanks, namaste, Carol (A Creative Harbor) Happy RT ^_^

  2. Beautiful!

  3. It gives me a thrill to still see flowers these last waning days of Fall! I spent the morning emptying my pots and putting my gardens to bed!
    Happy REDnesday,

  4. A very dramatic picture. The brave and bold red blossoms fighting the death as it keep growing nearer.
    To die in combat like this, is in fact a victory.

  5. I’m lovin your watery shot…:))
    Did you come by my place and try for a win of my giveaway? Well…..come on, then !:)

  6. beautiful , I love that too.

  7. Such nice reflections…and those little pinkish red berries/flowers (my eyes are terrible at this time of night) are so pretty in contrast to the make branches, fallen leaves, and the water. Genie

  8. Ah, a touch of red looks nice everywhere! Thanks for sharing it!

  9. Such a lovely burst of color against the drab and gray. Food for the soul.

    My photography is available for purchase – visit Around the Island Photography on etsy and Society6 and bring home something beautiful today!

  10. Love the photo. Beautiful words too.


    certainly brightens up the day.

  12. This is lovely.

    I played too. Mine is here.

  13. Leave it to a teacher to multitask. Nice shot. – Margy

  14. Oh, so beautiful. They look like fuchsias. Fabulous color.

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  15. the red and green makes it very picturesque

    My Third Eye

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