Friday, 19 February 2010

Lichen, Moss, Fungus


Darwin's Walk, Wentworth Falls

Words to walk with:
From Lichen, Moss, Fungus by Judith Wright
"bracket, star, cup, parasol,
gilled, pored, spored, membraned,
white, chestnut, violet, red ...
there spreads an embroidery, ancient
source of the forests."


7 comments:

  1. I'm reeling from all those mental images, the poem amid the images is faultless.

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  2. Seeing the beauty of small things is a gift.

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  3. The second photo is superb and as usally I like words:)
    Have a great weekend!

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  4. The lichen is very much as though embroidered. That appears to be a spider's web in the second image, around a cocoon of some sort. All extremely delicate ...

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  5. You’ve captured all the greens and greys, and textures with a lovely light touch. As Julie says, extremely delicate.

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  6. dear joan elizabeth,

    i love how creepy moss and lichen can so
    beautifully weave throughout the tree.

    your sweet comment on my letters blessed
    me, because i have worried sometimes that
    i am like the pesky little kid who follows
    behind the cool one at school. gleaning.

    blessings,
    lea

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  7. These 'mini-gardens' deserve lots of attention! There is always so much to see.

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