Outdone

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” — John Ruskin beauty wannabe costumed in trendy fashion outdone by nature *   *   * Nature’s Plain Beauty ~ Fashion, pure and simple • Red-winged Blackbird photo by Jan Logozzo • “Outdone” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Pay attention

“Pay attention to the intricate patterns of your existence that you take for granted.” ― Doug Dillon *   *   * Patterns of the marsh ― Photo of female Red-winged blackbird by Jan Logozzo © 2017  

Distinction

“Why settle for average when amazing is attainable?” — Author unknown *   *   * Red-winged blackbird photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016