A grapefruit clings to its tree at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.

Even in darkness,
touch the ripening grapefruit,
for it is holy.

Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on January 8, 2020, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Gorgeousness! ❤️ I can feel the ripeness in your words 🙂 Thank you so much for writing to the prompt!

  2. What a wonderful thought – so filling

  3. OMG this is exquisite
    Happy New Year

    much love…

  4. Yes, it is. I love this!

  5. Lisa at Greenbow

    Yes, it is. It is like a ball of sunshine.

  6. Love it Very well written

  7. This is beautiful. We do miss out on life’s simple and most delicious blessings when we worry, stress, etc.

  8. Susie Clevenger

    Oh, what we do miss when we don’t look…love this

  9. So much said in a haiku – and the word ‘ripening’ at its centre!

  10. Fruit was always so much better when we grew it ourselves as we we always able to take some responsibility for putting in on the table and not just buying a pound of thisi or that that some farm hadf produces many miles away!

  11. I love reading, and writing, haiku and I love this.

  12. It is wonderful to find the holy in small and everyday things.

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