Turtle photo turtle_zps883709cb.jpg
Ceramic turtle, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona

ravenous turtle
lumbering through the garden—
terrified gnats flee
~~ ~~ ~~
Old Turtle Woman
rummages in the garden
for succulent flies.

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Carpe Diem: “Turtle”

Posted on May 2, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Old turtle man keeps zip 😉

  2. Love the turtle and both haiku are excellent ~ Happy Weekend to you ~ xoxo

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  3. I love Old Turtle Woman. My cousin, hee hee.

    • magicalmysticalteacher

      Blue Sky, Turtle Woman…why, yes, they go together quite nicely! 😉

      On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Magical Mystical Teacher wrote:


  4. A very complimentary pair. I remember once I had the time of it trying to spell gnats. I forgot the silent ‘g’.

  5. I love the reference to turtle woman.. great imagery in that haiku

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