Tag: Flowers

Mexican Prickly Poppy

Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge Spotted while trekking to Firangai Devi Cave Temple at Nanoli. Mexican Prickly Poppy or Argemone Mexicana. What attracted me more are the leaves. They are alternate, without leaf stalks, serrated and the margins are spiny. The grey-white veins stand out against the […]

Dying Flowers

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 2 FADING FLOWERS These are Indian Chrisanthemums. Pale yellow. Some fresh and some with their beauty, fading away. Everything that is alive must die, shrivel, disintegrate and join the elements. What better reminder one needs other than seeing the splendor […]

Where Periwinkles Grow

I was wandering around our church cemetery, an 8 year old, unable to stay still while mother was lighting candles at our family tomb. I was drawn towards the bush with beautiful light purple and white flowers which spread around every unattended grave. I bend to smell the […]