03 June 2011

Hot Hibiscus on a Hot Day


. . . i woke up to the kiss of the sun . . .


. . . and opened up to the caress of the slight breeze.


and there i was
and there she was
finding our connection.


. . . there must be a common pact between us.


. . . for in that understanding must i bloom
as she must too.


. . . and at sunset
as i breathe and dry up
she remained lovingly waiting
holding me like a sacred vow . . .

Encounter with a hibiscus (gumamela) along a familiar path during a busy week. So yes, I still stop for nature's many exciting wonders and beauty. And yes, I am desperately trying to upload and update my stories and pictures in between work and the excruciating heat!

I share this vivid pink Hibiscus with my friends Maia, Beverly and the TodaysFlower team Santilli, Denise, Pupo and Sandy:
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15 comments:

Denise said...

Isn't that a gorgeous pink hibiscus? What an extraordinarily beautiful flower. Thanks Lui, and have a great weekend.

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

thank you for sharing that beautiful hibiscus in your little piece of heaven ... happy pink Saturday !

Judy said...

Gorgeous colour! I love hibiscuses!!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

The heart of this hibiscus is just beautiful. What vibrant color.

Susan said...

What a beautiful hibiscus! You are in heaven indeed!
Happy Pink SAturday,
Susan

Light and Voices said...

Hibiscus is blooming in your garden. It is sooooo beautiful! HPS. See you next week.
Joyce M

Maison Mutt said...

Lui, thank you for your kind words! It's nice to know i'm not the only one who has an "abundance" of dogs. I can't help it, they make me melt. Lovely photos. Happy PS!
Wags, Niki

My garden haven said...

Hi Lui, sorry I have been missing in action. Glad to be able to spend time visiting my old friends.Your pink hibiscus are sooo sweet.I've got a new obsession for hibiscus, you know. Love yours!
Rosie

SquirrelQueen said...

The hot pink of this hibiscus is stunning. I'm glad you discovered this beauty during your busy week. Try to stay cool.

Maia said...

I love your beautiful flowers and the lovely words in between the photos.

You know, I've never stopped to admire a wildflower before I bought my camera.

Sorry about the heat, hang in there!

NatureFootstep said...

One of my favourites.:)

minor said...

Very beautiful hibiscus! I like the flower very much. A hibiscus would have double calyxs. One supports the petals of the flower. Another would be independent. It is very rare,so I like them.

Gabriela Delworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

Hello Lui, love animals and plants as well...you really seem to be in Heaven there...Great post!


~ Gabriela ~

Jama said...

I love it's beautiful deep pink colour, simply gorgeous!

Light Trigger said...

great macro!

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