rainbow rose

Early crocus viewed
through fireworks glasses:
orange-violet kaleidoscope,
obscuring surrounding
gray-brittle grass.

Fireworks glasses vista,
fractal in bathroom mirror:
beamy rainbow of words
outglinting temple gray,
my fraying seams.

photo by Ellen Wilson

Inspired by this cool and beautiful Instamatic photo by fellow Toad Ellen Wilson and posted to the Sunday Mini Challenge at Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads.