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Spines of the Day #1811

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Spines of the Day #1811

The light was immaculate as I walked home today, dousing the trees and sidewalks in late summer warmth. It was the kind of light you could feed on, and so I did. Stopping to admire the day’s flavor, I looking from the leaves above to the garden beside me, I saw these budding flowers with their hunched-over necks, tended by honeybees, their thin white spines glowing like raw crystals.

This is the world when it’s playing in tune, bright and well-rested, being the world it wants to be.

I would drop my life
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Written by Umbrella Man

September 7, 2013 at 12:50 am

Posted in flowers, plants, small things

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  1. Borage. Aka Starflower. It is edible and gorgeous on deviled eggs.

    yetmorefosterkittens

    September 7, 2013 at 6:55 am


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