Horsetail stampede

The ancient eavesdropper

Horsetail stampede Lost in a
horsetail stampede
of pipe-cleaner green,
stands one tall
cow parsnip,
its chloroplasts
chewing on
solar cud,
a producer
consuming
for the
common
good.

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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2 Responses to Horsetail stampede

  1. One of those rampaging pest plants I love! So prehistoric; so beautiful. Maybe I feel a certain affinity with their ancient anachronism??? 😉
    xo
    Kathryn

    • Haha! Yep, those ancient nuisance natives are ripe fodder for an active imagination to digest 🙂 What’s even more ironic and humorous is the fact that this photo was taken in the McDonald Forest…good ol’ McDonald had a farm with horsetail and cow parsnip! Hope you’re having a wonderful week, my friend 🙂
      Cheers,
      Tyler

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