As a little boy I feared the noisy Maybug Now i admire them
Blossom in puddle Analogy incarnate How quickly joy fades
Plum tree starts to bloom An explosion of bright white Shame the petals moult
Jade beetle brought down to Earth Winged emerald Late Spring frost caused your demise A dead and dismembered Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata). A beautiful and noisy flying beetle which haunts the summer garden and forces you to duck as it flies past.