From Tom Clark’s Light and Shade: New and Selected Poems

flower clock

flower clock 2
Horologium Florae (“flower clock”)
A garden plan hypothesized by Carl Linnaeus,
Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist
Reading center clockwise from bottom (English translation):
It is open in the morning • It close in the afternoon

[h/t to Edwin Turner at Biblioklept for image of text…more about poet Tom Clark here…]