Carpe Diem #1790: Sunset Flowers

seen for a moment
in the last of the sunlight
sparkling wet flowers


Here is the poem by Matsuo Basho (1644 - 1694) provided for inspiration.

in the twilight rain
these brilliant-hued hibiscus -
a lovely sunset.


  1. How I love rain bejewelled foliage and flowers.
    This is delightful, and has taken my mind off much darker images. Many thanks.

    1. Rain on flowers is one of my favorite things. It helps me combat the spring depression which tends to hit every year.


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