Above the big bluestem, the prairie sky changes like a kaleidoscope.
Swirls of pastels.
Whipped cream and foam.
Marbled with milk.
There’s motion in the prairie sky. Movement. It may make you dizzy.
Leave you dazzled.
All this is available to you… if you only look up.
All photos by Cindy Crosby: Prairie skies (top to bottom) Schulenberg Prairie at The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL; Nachusa Grasslands, Franklin Grove, IL; NG; SP; NG; NG; NG: SP; SP; SP.