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Inspiration by Kobayashi Issa:
an old man’s world… 
flowers of snow on bare trees   
spring’s blossoms

ants feed on nectar  
peony blossom unfurled
 nature entrances me

shared at Kristjaan's

Haiku Quote:
“Science without love will destroy the earth.”


joanna said…
Ants onpeony buds: a classic the world over.
Acutely observed in words and image.
Janice Adcock said…
Very lovely words. Your images are excellent.
Gillena Cox said…
lovely haiku

much love...
oh I love this. My mother puts grape jelly on her peonies to attract the ants which will, in turn, open the buds.
Norma Ruttan said…
thank you, Gillena
Anonymous said…
Love your haiku. For the first time I'm growing Peonies and I did notice ants everywhere. Facinating!
Norma Ruttan said…
now you know the reason for the ants. the peony is Indiana's state flower.
Georgia Koch said…
A lovely post both your haiku and these interesting photos ... I enjoyed visiting here today ... Bastet
Norma Ruttan said…
thank you, Georgia, for your kind words
Wow .... you really have eyes for the little creatures around us. What a beauty Nonnie.
Norma Ruttan said…
thank you, Kristjaan. Since I started my first blog, I've found myself noticing more of what is around me.

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