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Prickly poppies, Yuma County, Arizona

Who’s the inventor that dreamed up this plant?
Its prickles and stems play host to the ant;
Honeybees forage for midmorning sweets
Deep in the blossoms where they find rich treats.

Poem and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More SkyWatch Friday
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Invention”


Globe Mallow 3
Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua), Apache County, Arizona

ripened pollen grains
hiding in the mallow’s heart—
feast for bee and ant

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Carpe Diem: “Bees”
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon