Tuesday, March 15, 2011

impermanence. everywhere. always.

By the roadside grew
A rose of Sharon.
My horse
Has just eaten it.

       -Matsuo Basho

photo via Stargazer Perennials
(spring will come)

wisdom via Wabi Sabi-The Art of Everyday Life, by Diane Durston
(there is comfort between the covers)



bicocacolors said...

I love it!!!

Lydia said...

bicocacolors~ What fun to have a greeting from you. Thank you for your comment!

Leovi said...

Excellent photo and tender, delicious white

Lydia said...

Leovi~ I thought it was beautiful also. Thank you for your comment and for following Clutterquake!

Snowbrush said...

Oh, man, I love them there hibiscuses! They take me back to my childhood for one thing.

Lydia said...

Snowbrush~ You must have lived in a lovely area if these flowers were a part of your childhood. The flower I remember from my childhood was the only one that grew in our backyard in Reno, the heavenly Peony.

Snowbrush said...

Reno? Yeah, I can see how that would be a tough place for a great many plants. I grew up in Mississippi, and now live in the Willamette Valley, and a great many plants that thrived in Mississippi do well here too, but only in the city, NEVER in the wild.

You're where--on the Coast? I should think that would be another tough place for a lot of plants.

Lydia said...

Snowbrush~ I'm in Silverton, decades now. I've always thought it would be strange to move to the Coast because of what you mentioned...you would have to get used to few outdoor plants.
I've never visited Mississippi. But I remember learning how to spell it in grammar school. :)