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Posts tagged “irish woodland

Of woodland places

Of the woods 1
Fujifilm X100, 35mm lens, f4, iso 500
Irish woodland nature photography
Nigel Borrington

Sometimes its the most simple of things that interest me the most when out with my camera, yesterday evening for example, just taking time to stop and notice springtime in its hight …..

Of the woods 2
Fujifilm X100, 35mm lens, f4, iso 500
Irish woodland nature photography
Nigel Borrington

This is wild woodland sorrel I describe it here : woodland sorrel


Wild Woodbine

Wild woodbine

Wild Woodbine

Joan McBreen

Wild woodbine was beyond my reach
in the thick hedges round Lough Gill.
The heavy scent filled the house for days
when my father brought it in
and it stayed fresh far longer
then meadowsweet.

Because I loved the delicate
pink and white wild rose
he picked it too, cursing the thorns, muttering
“it dies too soon,
you’d be better leaving it alone”.

Yet once, when my mother
swept its petals from the floor
I saw him rescue one
and place it carefully
in the small wallet
where he kept her photograph.