17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Poetry in Motion - Zebra Longwing Butterfly

On a woodland walk I happened upon a fluttering of wings. The canopy of branches filtered the blazing August sun. I knelt and observed this Zebra Longwing as it searched for its next floral feast. "Come with me!" it seemed to say on that delightful August day...a Poet's heart is often stirred by Nature's beauty - seen... not heard

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Lizabeth Stirling-Perkins