“The future

depends on what

you do today.”

— Mahatma Gandhi

what’s gathered today

cushions future fears

nectar truly sweet

*   *   *

Day in, day out ~ Skipper butterfly* at work gathering nectar in cluster of white asters • Photo by Jan Logozzo; Determination Haiku** by Mary O’Connor

© 2020

* notoriously difficult to identify, Skipper butterflies comprise approximately 3,000 species worldwide, 250 of which occur in North America

** Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world

6 thoughts on “Determination

  1. Loved the picture ! Never heard of a Skipper Butterfly, thought it was a grasshopper ! Never too old to learn !


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