AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Winter Flower by the Beach

Winter flower along the coastal walk by Dromana beach

like odd pine needles
like a fine white spikey brush
like small falling stars

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Judy said...

Like tiny falling stars!!! Poetry to illuminate the blossom!!! I love it!!!

MitchyLR said...

Hi Gemma!! Lve that delicate little flower. Any idea what it's called?

Jannibele said...

What a beautiful and interesting exotic flower. First time I see this one. Great! Have a nice day.

Annemor said...

One of the flowers I've never seen. But I haven't been to Australia, so ...
A great photo.
Have a wonderful day.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful flower, very unusual.

NatureFootstep said...

that´s an unusual one. Great macro shot. :)



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