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Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Joseph Ceravolo: Dusk


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Jersey Tiger Moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria): photo by 2+2=4. Probably, 2009




Before the dusk grows deeper
Now comes a little moth dressed in
rose pink, wings bordered with yellow. Now
a tiger moth, now..another..and another...another




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Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobeae), Adult showing hindwings, the Netherlands: photo by JMuiden, 2006

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Tiger Moth (Callimorpha dominula), Belgian High Ardennes: photo by James K. Lindsey, 2004

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Scarlet Tiger Moth (Callimorpha dominula), Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland: photo by Jeffdelonge, 2005

Joseph Ceravolo: Dusk, from Spring in This World of Poor Mutts, 1968

4 comments:

TC said...

Also by Joe Ceravolo:

May

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Tom, oh, I love this poem ...

TC said...

Yes, one takes it in... and then takes a step back.

In awe. Breathless.

Sandra said...

the beauty of simplicity and ability to watch