Tag Archives: invertebrate


Fire Dance

Holiday lights jump from lawn to lawn, lonely fires dancing the year away under moonlit trees. _____________________________________ Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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Searching a daisy’s silence, faded petals collide with the secrets of a stranger. _____________________________________ Pavement ant | Tetramorium caespitum

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A Daisy’s Sorcery

Unsure of her next move, a slave to a daisy’s sorcery, lost in the underworld’s intoxicating atmosphere. _____________________________________ Eastern black carpenter ant | Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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In Search of a Map

Her eyes scan the new landscape in search of a map, a flower’s cosmology ready for misadventures. _____________________________________ Chinese Praying Mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

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Memories of Summer

The pull of a daisy strands a honey bee in orbit, wings reflecting memories of summer. _____________________________________ Honey bee | Apis mellifera

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Wandering Star

A wandering star behind a red veil, leading a traveler through a labyrinth of pollination. _____________________________________ Honey bee | Apis mellifera

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Chaotic Grace

Waiting for the blade to bend, stranded on a windblown space tower, a beetle on the lam moves with chaotic grace.

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One Eye Half-Shut

An occasional sojourner in the pocket of a forgotten flower, every nook & hidden place glowing, navigating the underworld with one eye half-shut. _____________________________________ Pavement ant | Tetramorium caespitum

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A Living Landscape

The smallest spider wakes before dawn, a living landscape points to a history that might have been.

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Outrunning the Sun

The day’s last flight, outrunning the sun in a search for pollen, a bladed bridge surrenders to a frozen leap. _____________________________________ Honey bee | Apis mellifera

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