An out of focus haiku

Sometimes, words are inadequate, or surplus to requirements. I am somewhere between the two at the moment, but I don’t know which. On such occasions, there’s always haiku to turn to; the classical Japanese structure of 5-7-5 syllables is a comforting small space to stuff a passing moment in the wilderness into something that might turn into posterity, or not, it doesn’t matter really.

I’ve left out the part where I was crawling around on my hands and knees in the grass trying to more successfully ‘pap’ the insect wildlife.

Bumble bee topples
over the violet petals
bristling and bulbous

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Posted on April 12, 2012, in Biophilia, Photography, Poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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