Posts tagged ‘garden’

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Summer afternoon heavy rainstorm stopped Barefoot throughout garden I walked Earth provides security for me Decided to rest and have a seat Wood bench Metal wash…

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Shredded wood mulch Spread Between Around Stone walkway Pink Plumeria flowers Fall Gently Decorate    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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Expanding web Obstructing main garden pathway I sit down Observe Spider Accumulate prime real estate    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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I have a new friend Oversized Lizard Two white paint spots on gray skin Last couple of weeks Follows me around garden    * Find More…

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cold orange placed on cutting board sliced into perfect wedges slowly placing each piece into my mouth sucking out the sweet juice      * Find…

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Sure, I enjoy flowers, sunshine, and the ocean breeze, but now I also look down to appreciate the beauty of the weeds.    * Find More…

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Just before nightfall Birds stop by to feed Squirrels settle in the trees Raccoons soon leave shack roof to eat Tree frog stuck on metal shed…

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Older Move slower Weeds Grow Between stepping stones No perfection Sit Listen to bamboo Relaxation    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Tall cactus Small pot Windy days Falls down to the ground Years together Intuition Whispers “Do not move cactus to larger container”    * Find More…

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Open garden gate  First light Rabbit Enjoys Tasty Heist    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018…

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Windy dusty day Garden hit by wrecking ball Cleanup Cherish more tomorrow    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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All morning Collecting Piles of leaves Go to sleep Under Palm tree Afternoon Rainstorm Leaves Scatter As they please   Find More Poetry HERE * BACK…

Haiku #237

Abandoned snail shell Bird picks at last tomato Two weeks dry sky         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Once a month Diligently Hauling Buckets Black oil sunflower seeds Up Down Tall Ladder Restocking Multiple Bird feeders Stingy  Squirrels         Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #229

Lizard stretches tongue  Coconut floats in koi pond Noisy Green Parrots         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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  Lessons from the tropical garden! A decade ago I dug a hole Placed the young plant into the soil Nature Provided Sunshine and rain Alcantarea…

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  Lessons from the tropical garden! Marching Consistently Gaining Territory Bromeliads Decompose Negativity         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #228

Thunder faraway Lanterns along stone pathway Bamboo starts to play         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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Cutting Basil Chives Cilantro Rosemary Picking Peppers Tomatoes Cucumbers Pole Beans Pulling Radishes Scallions Carrots Beets Dirt Water Love Seeds Provides most of the food we need.…

Haiku #214

  Rain stopped garden walk Pampered plants humid air Colors pop everywhere Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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  I put my thumb up and caught a ride on top of a dragonfly. Holding tight We flew around the sky. Zipping Hovering Swooping Finally…

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Torn Dirty Clothes Soaked in sweat Red Face Smiling Fifty-two Feeling like thirty-two She comes charging into the shack, after a couple hours of chopping and…

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  Truckload Mushroom dirt Dumped Front yard Shoveling Loading Hauling Wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow load To the backyard Replenishing Garden soil Under Hot South Florida Sun Back…

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Evening delivery! Brown box stuffed with packets of vegetable seeds left at front door. My heart goes flicker flicker while I fall asleep and dream of…

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It is  cooler than normal on this May Southeast Florida morning. I’m on my knees, running my fingers thru the dirt. My hands are dirty and…

Haiku #202

  Carambola Tree Constantly making a mess Fruit is delicious   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku # 194

  Closing front gate Daylight gone tools in the shed Spiritually well-fed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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  Pile of logs rots away Mushrooms grow among decay New vines replace old Resentment feeds on the mold

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  I used to be a dandy Swapped My fine threads For A straw hat Corn pipe And Dungarees The Hermit gardener’s life is for me…

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  Digging holes Planting Mulching Watering Coconut trees Natural endorphin release This is all I need   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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  Hand-picked tomatoes Grown with love for table Topping fresh salads Mixed in pasta with scallops Homemade sauce fit for a palace   Back to HOME…

Haiku #120

  Laying in hammock Smoking pipe drinking beer Watching bananas grow   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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  Humble on my knees Casually pulling weeds My garden comforts me   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Nature Photography Heliconia

Unquestionably one of Gods most beautiful creations.  The Heliconia Rostrata plant usually looks very frail and dry.  Out of nowhere, a flower pops out and hangs suspended…