Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

PAUL WILLIS

Toyon in October

(Heteromeles arbutifolia)

 

Little green berries all in a cluster,

you know it is not Christmas yet—

not even Thanksgiving.

 

But already you are thinking 

of the bright red gifts 

you will be.

Photo Credit: Amanda Sparkman (1,2),

Alan Sparkman (3)