Tag: butterfly

It’s in the mix

Glory be to God for dappled things –For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;Landscape plotted and pieced – fold, fallow, and plough;And all trades, their gear and tackle and trim.All things counter,…

The sundial

Quadrille poem in 44 words about Sun

why does the butterfly change its spots?

Because it is so inclined! (A cline being a gradation in one or more characteristics within a species, especially between different populations). Thus this woodland loving butterfly, common enough throughout much of the UK, appears dark brown with orange spots in the southerly regions…