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  • April 17th, 2011 | 11:53 PM
Poem a Day #17

Behind again. A haiku from yesterday.

monkey flower blooms
beside the unfurling fern
can you hear me laugh?

© 2011 Susan Taylor Brown. All rights reserved.
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April 18th, 2011 06:55 pm (UTC)
Love the surprise at the end. Monkey flower already had me smiling; good reinforcement of a good feeling.
April 18th, 2011 06:57 pm (UTC)
Haiku to you!
Can you hear me laugh?
If I wasn't behind I
wouldn't be at all!
April 22nd, 2011 06:45 am (UTC)
Re: Haiku to you!
I love it when you come out to play!
April 18th, 2011 08:44 pm (UTC)
"Monkey flower" makes me smile. Now I want to google the image. :) Thank you for this!
April 22nd, 2011 06:44 am (UTC)
Isn't it the funniest name for a flower? I have lots of them in my yard. They're one of our native plants.
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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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