Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Haikus of the Day

Today is the second blogathon theme day--Haiku Day! Unfortunately, I missed last week's theme day, but it's always fun to do haikus. (And it's nice to have a shorter than usual post to do on a busy day.)

As I did last year, I've written two garden-related haikus. My first is, in fact, a sequel to one of last year's haikus. It seems fitting to put them together under one title:

The Neighbor's Cat Visits my Garden


The cat from next door
has napped on my baby greens.
Leaves crushed into soil.

I have moved the greens
to a new bed in the shade.
Please, cat, stay away!

And the second, perhaps a common sentiment this month:

The lawn is awash
with violets and clover;
I don't want to mow.

More poetry tomorrow, though not of the haiku persuasion.


Bach said...

Love it, and you are making me look forward to next year's Blogathon and Haiku day already!

kerry dexter said...

like these. thanks, Sue.

Vicki said...

I enjoyed your haikus... and the photo just tops it off!


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