I am watched as I wait for a heron to raise its head from preening.
The picture not meant to be. Just before I took this picture, a male American Robin was perched next to this Remembrance Day poppy someone pinned to an ancient cedar stump. Red beside red. The bird flew as I aimed to focus. I didn't see the mushrooms until I downloaded the image.
I am a science boy.
I grew up on dinosaurs,
A million different species of birds, and aircraft.
Source: "It" from Melville. Rheostatics, 1991.
And now you may sneeze. Today's pollen count. Red alder = 99 grains/cubic metre (high). Birch = 67 grains/cubic metre (moderate). Pass the antihistamines.