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Strawhead’s Eyes

National Botanic Gardens
Scarecrow in the organic garden, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
wind jostles the scarecrow
near the heavy-hung cornstalks
the summer is spent*

three crows that followed Jesus
have pecked out old strawhead’s eyes

*Haiku by Jessica Slavin
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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