Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Life Forms

They are interesting to the naked eye. Close-up and magnified they take on a new dimension. There is now an other worldly quality about them.

They look like watermelons artfully displayed. Because I know them, they also look like little green bombs. At a certain point this pod is going to violently eject the cargo contained inside with an audible snap!


The County Clerk said...

What is it?

Christopher C. in Hawaii said...

It is the seed pods and flower stems of Jatropha podagrica.