Two-tailed Swallowtail Painting   5 comments

SCVN Nature Walk 08-08-12Two-tailed Swallowtail — Image by kenne

Breezy zephyr sweeps the fields 
And the thistle sways and yields 
But the butterfly clings fast
As a sailor to the mast 
As a banner iu the blast 
Which when widest sweep its folds 
Firmest still its proud slave holds

— from Butterfly and Thistle by Julia Ward Howe

5 responses to “Two-tailed Swallowtail Painting

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  1. The purple of the flower complements the yellow of the butterfly beautifully.


  2. Thanks, glad you like it.


  3. Very nice image, Kenne.


  4. Reblogged this on Becoming is Superior to Being and commented:

    This is a post from nine years ago today. — kenne


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