Gather with patience
each golden grain of pollen,
my Lady Red Ant!

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: Northern Arizona
More The Height of Haiku Challenge, Day 15 with theme “Patience” here
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Freestyle” here
More Monday Poetry Train Revisited #136 here
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on September 15, 2011, in Arizona, haiku, Monday Poetry Train Revisited, my digital photos, my haiku, Northern Arizona, REDnesday, Sensational Haiku Wednesday, The Height of Haiku Challenge, wildflowers. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. A remarkable one on an industrious creature. And loved the picture.

  2. This is wonderful and whimsical!

  3. Yes, my lady red ant. Patience. Wonderful capture in image and words.

  4. Lovely Haiku and the image says it all. Well done as usual.


  5. O such a lovely piece of advice for a little lady!

  6. certainly loads of patience required. looks like a long way home. 🙂
    lovely picture & words.

  7. i didn’t know ants gather pollen. wonderful!

    a lovely lyrical haiku and stunning photograph. ♥

  8. great picture and teaching on patience from an ant

  9. Red ants are a menace in the kitchen especially around the sugar jar!!…and means ouch! I do loose my patience with them!!

  10. I wasn’t anticipating an antipodean ant….

  11. A pretty poem and photo. I like how everything has been “Lady” this and “Lady” that in your recent haikus; very genteel. 🙂

  12. Sometimes the smallest thing in a big picture is the most interesting!

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