15_the_circle: (maneki neko)
15_the_circle ([personal profile] 15_the_circle) wrote2010-11-14 07:43 pm

something's fishy

[OT from cottage renovations]

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Acer palmatus

In addition to the play of light and shadow, the leaves in this image are suggestive of traditional Japanese koinobori fish kites trailing the breeze.  This image was taken on Thursday, about a half year too late for Tango no Sekku Boys' Day but it can't be helped: these trees run on their own cycle.