Posts tagged ‘tropical garden’

Haiku #257

Tall trees block sun Late afternoon shade controls day Price old garden pays * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Wind blows Ficus leaves fall Completely cover ground I accept nature’s gift  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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Quickly With precision Cardinal Lands Feeds Leaves Seeking Refuge in trees  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Lost Injured Bee Crawls Along Pebbles & stepping stones Determined To find way home  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #255

Soft breeze falling leaves Spider constructs new web Dove lands on Buddha head  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Middle of October Hot Southeast Florida day Fresh squeezed orange juice Bananas from tree Swinging in hammock Butterflies drift around me * Who is The Hermit…

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Make the land work for me Building West side fence From Bamboo Coconut tree fronds Travelers Palm dried bracts * Who is The Hermit Poet?  *…

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The Hermit Poet’s newly designed coconut tree super-duper bird feeding station is in place. I’m ready for visitors from the cold North to stopover at my warm…

Haiku #254

Cool breeze rain starts to fall Slumbering iguanas Do not seem to care  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Sunset Birds settle comfortably in nests  Squirrels nibble on last bits of corn Morning More caterpillars born * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Two visiting parrots Interrupt  Early morning silence * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Independent Coconut tree Grows In its own direction * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Moss hangs low from ficus tree Slow grow No place to go * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

Haiku #253

Sound of garden gong Birds sing drink eat seeds fly by Silent butterflies * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Working the land Hands in dirt Clipping Raking Digging Cutting Planting Harvesting Spending as much time in garden as I can * Who is The Hermit…

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Bending down Pulling weeds Picking up Gigantic Sea grape tree leaves Natural Garden Exercise Relaxes Me * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE…

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First morning duty Barefoot Sweeping All 187 Stepping stones That Form Winding Pathways Throughout Zen Tropical garden * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More…

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Gravel path Lizard Gingerly Maneuvered Around Snake Catching Summer Rays * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Midday Digging holes Feel worn out Stop Chew on three chunks 100% cacao Rejuvenates Me Back Digging Planting Two Royal Palm trees * Who is The…

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  Summer Heat Rain Cutting Bamboo Endless Supply Building material From Tropical garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

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Years go by Watching Old Man Palm’s Beard Grow Topical garden Teaches Patience Let life flow * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Climbing Top of fig leaf Lizard Looks around Resembling King Tropical garden  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Immersed in tropical garden habitat Wearing my straw hat Slowly Spreading Fertilizer around plants While light summer rain falls * Find More Poetry HERE BACK…

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Last hurricane Avocado tree Broken Halfway point Slowly Strangled By Aggressive Unforgiving Vines   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018  

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Midsummer Hot Afternoon Tropical Garden Nothing moves All hiding in shade Except lone crow Loudly Complaining Water trays dry  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Weathered Terracotta pot Half full of rainwater Miniature birdbath Frogs splash Mosquito eggs hatch    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright©…

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August night Tropical garden Soft Easterly Atlantic Ocean breeze Lighting small candles Surrounding Black marble Buddha I begin to meditate    * Find More Poetry HERE  …

Haiku #249

Ants find comfy home Inside folds of staghorn fern Stuck on sea grape tree  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Trimming Leggy Hibiscus tree Two black butterflies Fluttering Between Red Flowers, green leaves and me    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

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Late afternoon Large Green Iguana Crawling Across Polished Japanese black stones Stops Sniffs Dead frog’s bones Again starts moving its feet Looking for plant treats Climbs…

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Shaved head Bellyful Holding his cane The garden stone Buddha Laughing Though rain and sun Always having fun  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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1 a.m. Full Moon Ax stuck into fallen coconut tree Baby tree frog Sits on top of metal blade Patiently Waiting for snacks    * Find…

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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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lazy Sunday soft rain falling on banana and heliconia leaves homemade chicken soup fresh-cut garden salad listening to classical music eating reading sleeping cuddling at our…

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Frogs rejoicing Birds hiding Afternoon heavy summer rains commencing Hermit’s shack roof thankfully not yet leaking    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE…

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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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swiftly climbing up tree clawing chewing * * coconuts fall 1, 2, 3 squirrels no longer hungry    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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

Haiku #240

Canopy layers Endless shuffle to survive Plants tussle for light   Find More Poetry HERE * BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

Haiku #239

  Cool nights pop colors Bromeliad ground cover Wearing sunglasses   Find More Poetry HERE * BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

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Winter South Florida Early morning Tropical garden Sitting On cold cement bench Observing Listening Migratory birds Feeding Singing Goosebumps On my arms Positive Energy Flowing  …

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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 Humanity…

Haiku #228

Thunder faraway Lanterns along stone pathway Bamboo starts to play         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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Papayas Bananas Mangoes Oranges Lemons Limes No one is keeping time. I’m resting in hammock and writing poems that rhyme. Birds, Iguanas, and squirrels having fun…

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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…

Haiku #212

Large clump bananas Hang from back porch wood beam Snacks while working garden Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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…