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There's still a little bit of today left for haiku #4.

I planted a flat of of Sea Thrift, little clusters of evergreen grasslike plants that shoot up long stems with little pink ball shaped flowers. They always make me think of popcorn balls.

sea thrift
pink balls
popcorn balls
pink popcorn bals
bright pink popcorn balls

bright pink popcorn balls

slender stems
roast in summer sun
roasting in the summer sun

wave fingers toward the sun

sea thrift is my name
hummers wait to drink
hummingbirds go by
hummingbirds will feast
hopeful hummers wait

hopeful hummers wait

Sea Thrift
bright pink popcorn balls
wave fingers toward the sun
hopeful hummers wait

--- Susan Taylor Brown
      April 4, 2009

@copyright Susan Taylor Brown 2009

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April 6th, 2009 07:14 am (UTC)
Re: lovely
Thank you. They zip by me so fast sometimes I think they're trying to push me out of the way.
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April 6th, 2009 07:15 am (UTC)
Thanks. We have a few regulars and they eat a lot of bugs too. I'm glad for that!
April 5th, 2009 03:42 pm (UTC)
I LOVE the pink popcorn balls!
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April 6th, 2009 07:15 am (UTC)
Thanks, Jenn. They may not be great literature (yet?) but it is an interesting experiment for me.
April 6th, 2009 01:54 am (UTC)
Another winner!
April 6th, 2009 07:15 am (UTC)
You're very kind. Thank you.
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.

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