Tag Archives | flowers

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She's a Little Shy

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Giant Pink Lotus

My, What a big mouth you have.

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Breasts of Snow

Although blooming
untouchably white
it is a flower
and so will not look down on
my impurity
~Fumiko Nakajō

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Cherry Blossoms 2013

The cherry blossoms of 2013 have come and gone. I have been a bit too busy taking care of my newborn son, Hikaru, to get out much, but I did manage to take a few of them.

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I See In Pink

At least in spring, I do. It’s unavoidable. In Japan, pink sakura — or cherry blossoms — are everywhere.

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The Hanging Garden

Walking in a purple wonder land.

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Devil's Crown

The spider lilies are pretty flowers, but they are also slightly disturbing.

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Don't You Forget About Us

Such a fuss is made of the cherry blossoms in Japan (and elsewhere), but we do have other blossoms popping up here and there in spring, so let’s not forget about them. The peach blossoms are rather nice ones.

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Purple Dream

The wisteria sure do look nice, don’t they?

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Driveway or Flowerway?

Having no yard, or a very tiny one, many Japanese cover every bit of open space around their home with potted plants.

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