Bullet Duet (poem)

BULLET DUET© I fell On a handfull of thirsty bullet dormant seeds And ethers blew me To root in empty lots with drafty winds and fallen drupes But what to conceal and reveal To sprout with endeavour and remain adhered Anchored in clay These seeds which sprout or delay In deserts of madness and rage…

Canna indica ‘Fire Red’ (Canna Lily)

Since I’ve already posted about Canna flacida, the aquatic species, I was pleased to find a red Canna indica, because the red one is a native of the southeastern United States, whereas the Canna flacida is also indigenous to south-eastern USA, but is an aquatic species. The reason this one is also called “Fire Red” Canna is because…

Canna flaccida

Canna flaccida Aka Flor de Canna, Saka Siri, Indian shot, Cañas de Indias, Canna, Achira, bandera, Chancle, Coyol, or Platanillo, Marathi :karma L Sanskrit: VankeLii,  and Sarvajayaa, is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae, a native of the Caribbean and tropical Americas. In the US it is found in AL, FL, GA, HI, LA, NC, SC, TX, and VA. It’s from the order of the Zingiberales, which…