Capturing The Moment — Desert Evening Primrose   7 comments

Italian Springs 2013

Desert Evening Primrose

I grow 

in the bajadas

alone rocky slopes

pushing aside 

dry gravel

in search of sun.

No rain 

shortens my growth,

hastening 

my buds

to open early

in the cool

of the evening,

closing by

mid-morning.

I am

a primrose,

oenothera primiveris

by name.

7 responses to “Capturing The Moment — Desert Evening Primrose

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  1. Beautiful !!! THX for sharing Ken

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  2. Always great work. I look for your pictures every time I log on.

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