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The Lord is my light and my salvation: whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1
The Milbert's tortoiseshell,
Is a swift butterfly;
In team work they excel.
Today they labored faster
Competing with bees
To save the asters,
Ere' they die
From winter freeze..
Bees and butterflies
All give salvation
Sharing life's length
Of the sweet flowers
To gain strength
For their own powers...
Poetry by me AJP
I spent a part of this afternoon after shooting these two butterflies, researching the identity of them. I previously wrongly believed they were of the Frittilary family. I looked through hundreds of butterflies today before I found the correct name~ "Milbert'sTortoiseshell." I felt like I had struck gold.
I did no photo shopping with enhancing this picture...It is exactly how it came from the camera. I was lucky to get a clear focus on both of the butterflies since
they were moving all over the place and it was windy besides. It really helped
to use my tripod to steady the camera.
Here is a link to learn more about this type of butterfly:
Also by Andrea Petersen
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