Friday, April 12, 2013

12 apr 2013

Eschscholzia californica, California poppy — right now, everywhere [courtesy Santa Cruz Wiki]

the red-winged blackbird
so beak in flower
doesn't fly up
though I walk right by

Walnut Avenue near Pacific in the 1870's [courtesy of Santa Cruz Public Libraries]

in which century
was this field all flower?

Santa Cruz Mountains [courtesy of The Mountain Gardener's Weblog]

1 comment:

  1. I miss the poppies. In Blue Lake, I had a huge bed of them in my garden. I believe they are protected. Looks like the outdoors is coming into your focus. Love learning about Santa Cruz too.