where observation and imagination meet nature in poetry
October 25, 2015 § 31 Comments
a monk of a moth
in birch bark robes
prostrate in prayer
Tagged: ascetic, birch bark, camouflage, devotion, macro, monks, moth, prayer, prostrate in prayer, robes, wings
wow !! how big is it ??
really quite small, about an inch
it looks huge in the picture ! via pinterest I came across a lot of insects I’ve never seen before and I am overwhelmed by them, such variety, such beauty and some are really BIG !
All I can say is, “Wow!” I’ve never seen such a moth!
That is a gorgeous capture indeed… prostration in prayer seems to suit all creatures!
I would like to research it. Where and when was the photo taken.
Worthy of close attention and a poem.
The fur on the side reminds me of cow hide, and the shape of a bull’s head mounted on a wall.
Thank you so much for sharing nature’s wonders.
Lovely description, in prayer… never have I seen a moth like this and did not know they existed, so thank you for sharing this amazing creature.
I’ve never seen such a thing. It did remind me of cowhide at first. I like your framing, too.
Your poem is mystical and esoterically descriptive. Wonderful and I thank you for this gem to begin my day.
Isn’t that absolutely special ! What we can notice in macro photography !
Very unusual find.
OMG, this is WONDERFUL!
It looks otherworldly. Beautiful and strange!
Wonderfully described and illustrative capture!
Prayers happen whether we say them or not, evidently. This is wonder-full !!
Very nice and beautiful.
Extremely interesting and intriguing. I loved it. Come see me and read about some Damsels in Distress. Everyone likes the ladies in need of a rescue or finding that God is always the Rescuer in Chief. jlheman1945
Yes, prostrate, exactly! Beautiful imagery, beautiful image!
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Stunning capture. 😀
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