Monthly Archives: August 2014

Black-eyed Susans

Black-eyed Susans (poem)

Deep into summer Rudbeckia hirta Take over the garden And vie with Echinacea Over who is less common. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis

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Sheer Pleasure of Pollen (poem)

The bees don’t hesitate– they go Headfast into the glory of the rose And if a bud is closed They ply it open frantically And push their heads Between the petals, Fluttering and shuddering In pleasure– The sheer pleasure Of the pollen. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis

Self-portrait in lettuce

Self-portrait in lettuce

The perspective on this one is a little skewed, but that seems apt…  This is from way back in 2007. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis

Sunflowers

Sunglowers

I accidentally typed “Sunglowers” instead of “Sunflowers” but I think it works.  You can pronounce it angrily (it glowers) or like a golden glow. This is a colored pencil and ink drawing. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis

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Fire Lily in Summer (poem)

Voluptuous lily, Aren’t you ashamed (with your garish exuberant petals agape) Or did no one tell you This kind of display will attract