Ode to an Orchard
Even in this unexpected early spring
Such delight the warmth can bring
An apple shell, sun-baked within
A bit of spring baked in it’s skin.
This wizened fruit
As it ferments inside
Gently cooking just-thawed pulp
Such beauty comes
From back-lit sun
Shining through aged wrinkled skin
A colorful trio
at the base of a tree-oh!
Awakes the child in me
I could not let it be
I simply had to make
Sun baked applesauce for free.
There is beauty all around. I’m often asked where I get my inspiration for photography and I can only suggest that wherever you find yourself be sure to have your camera with you and just look harder. Stand still and wait a little. Our eyes never get the opportunity to just explore without our bodies marching them away from things that are often right in front of us.