No Cure

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Sweet prickly pear fruit
laid waste by winter’s malice—
is there no shrewd cure?

 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo: Northern Arizona
 
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday with the theme “Malice” here
 
More The One-Minute Writer with the theme “Cure” here
 
More I Heart Macro photos here
 
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on December 7, 2011, in Arizona, haiku, I Heart Macro, Northern Arizona, REDnesday, Sensational Haiku Wednesday, The One-Minute Writer. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Don’t worry, some hungry critter will find this morsel and have a feast. I wonder if the varmint knows you write such eloquent words about their dinner??!!

    Peace

  2. Clever use of ‘shrewd’ there. Well written indeed!

  3. I would definitely want this to stay at rest. If you get too close, they stick you good.

  4. Wonderful Haiga. Thanks for sharing

  5. The way of dispersal is rather unusual.. I thought a fruit is sweet and without thorns to encourage dispersal. That is nature, I guess!
    You picked on it. It is reflective of your keen observation. Great haiku!

    Hank

  6. I’ve never had prickly pear – it looks dangerous to be nibbly around that!

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