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Arum Lily

Arum Lily

Arum Lily

Haiku 20

Sprout in dark corners

One large petal lily white

Garden Death Flower

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Tangled

Vine 1

Vine 1

Lovingly entwined

The will to live

and find the sun

Vines 2

Vines 2

makes these vines

cling lovingly

Vines 3

Vines 3

to the Arum lily

Vines 4

Vines 4

that they strangle

as they climb

Vine 1

Vine 1

with their desire

to survive

 

 

Lovingly entwined

The will to live

and find the sun

makes these vines

cling lovingly

to the Arum lily

that they strangle

as they climb

with their desire

to survive

 

post script: Points awarded to anyone who spotted Little Monkey’s chewed up milk bottle toys in the third and fourth pictures.

 

Death Flower

Death Flower

Death Flower

Arum Lily growing wild in my garden – (Well, I have nothing to do with its survival!) I always think of them as death flowers, because people have them at funerals.

Death Flower Dying

Death Flower Dying

Death flower dying. What flowers will be put on its grave?

post script: There are some tiny frogs that shelter in arum lilies. I have never found any in mine – but you never know!