21 Apr 2014 | 5 Comments | Insects etc. »

Hiding from a complicated past, her last days
spent busily sorting specimens of plants and minerals.


An ant hides from a complicated past

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Eastern black carpenter ant | Camponotus pennsylvanicus

14 Apr 2014 | 11 Comments | Insects etc. »

A ghost of everyone’s summer dreams,
a firefly waits out the last traces of winter.


A firefly waits out the last traces of winter

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Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

8 Apr 2014 | 10 Comments | Birds »

Waking the sky from its sleep,
a songbird flees the empire of clouds.


A songbird flees the empire of clouds

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Sparrow | Passer domesticus

31 Mar 2014 | 11 Comments | Insects etc. »

Honey bees addicted to moving faster and faster,
the smallest amusement park ride
is loud enough to wake the entire garden.


Honey bees addicted to speed

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Honey bee | Apis mellifera

25 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | Insects etc. »

Snowing today, but I’m hearing rumors of Spring.
Several insect eggs in a white pine are left to glow
in the sun after hatching.


Several insect eggs in a white pine are left to glow<br />
 in the sun after hatching