Day 192/365 SP With Butternut Shoots

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© Andrea Petersen
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The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure, The heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand...
Deuteronomy 28:12

I went out to shoot
Butternut shoots...
A treasure to behold!
One of the reasons
Why some leaves,
On the trees
Wear their sleeves
Different from the rest,
And are dressed
In red & gold...
They were stressed
From dryness...
God in His due seasons
Blesses us now with rain
More not less
Butternuts we may gain.
Poetry by me AJP

We've had rain now off and on since Tuesday evening
and it rained again shortly after I shot this self portrait.
Most of June and July we have experienced cool
and dry weather. I would be surprised to see butternuts off this tree as it hasn't bore butternuts for several years...My poetry is wishful thinking...Maybe a miracle will happen:)

15 responses

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Excellent capture! and colors. Great shot!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    very beautiful SP, send the rain over Andrea, im melting here!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Excellent fall looking colors in these butternut shoots, very beautiful.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    We need rain also!! Gorgeous colors and SP Andrea!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful color and composition. Fantastic light! Please send some rain here!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Love the composition on this one!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful lighting (as always) beautiful poem (as always)..... love it!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful, Andrea! I like the way the butternut leaves are different from the rest of the green surroundings.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Lovely Andrea.

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Fantastic poem, scripture, and capture. I love your hats!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Lovely colour amid the green and lovely light, love the poem today too..

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    wow, even the leaves are very colorful! great sp, Andrea!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    Gorgeous colors and SP.

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    Lovely SP....the color in the leaves is very striking!

  • Ikhlef A.

    Ikhlef A. said (17 Aug 2009):

    Nostalgic. Lovely.

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