Wednesday, October 12, 2011

I Am Free

 
Clinging to the leaf
I left only a shell of
My previous life

Written for dVerse poetry.

11 comments:

  1. That is an amazing photo and piece of poetry! Love it!

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  2. it is good to leave behind some things...and to hatch anew....smiles.

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  3. Those always freak me out when I find them.

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  4. Oh wow, a cicada, right? Mieshka has brought a few of those into the house.

    And lately her specialty catch is horny toad lizards, yikes. Poor lizards. But what ya gonna do with a cat who likes to "add to the family larder??" :) let her do her thing, I guess.

    Oh, and a little bird. She is QUITE the hunter that Mieshka. And so sweet!!

    xoxo

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  5. What an amazing picture and the poetry to go with this is excellent
    http://gatelesspassage.com/2011/10/11/the-day-of-the-dead/#comment-1682

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  6. what fun piece of poetry and imagery.

    love one sentence pieces, yours is cute.

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  7. profound haiku. tho I confess those insects do creep me out a bit.

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  8. I love this one, both the haiku and the photo.

    Jannie's comment was funny. As your cats are outside, I imagine you are also used to the "gifts" cats leave.

    Aggie can leave me dried up lizards, which I find on my porch. Hey, you are what you are.

    Take good care of yourself and have fun, okay?

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  9. Stunning photo and haiku, Linda! Really, beautiful.

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  10. Linda- Thank you!

    Brian- Everything needs a fresh start.

    Meleah- Thanks. The shell is the creepy part.

    hedgewitch- I've always loved the sound of the cicadas. For years I didn't know these shells were where they came from.

    Jannie- Cats love to bring us gifts. I would find some interesting stuff when we had outside cats. They are so sweet to us, but ruthless hunters.

    Ann LeFlore- Glad you enjoy it - thanks for stopping by.

    The Orange Tree- Thanks so much.

    joanna- Thanks. They are just shedding their creepy part.

    Sara- Isn't haiku fun? Cats, they are what they are indeed. I had some "presents" when our cats were outside. I hope things are getting better for you.

    Nicky- Thank you!

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