Thursday, April 26, 2012

Honey Locust

Thick, lush and creamy.
Rich, honeyed redolence. But,
Lethal thorns on guard.


Today I am linking with Friday Floral Foto and Haiku My Heart!

45 comments:

  1. Wow! What a beautiful haiku! The last line is haunting and a perfect surprise. The photo is lovely as well.

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  2. I love its name. And the flower looks so exotic, am not sure if I have seen this. I love the "creamy" part of the haiku!

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    1. I thought they looked exotic too! Like something from Hawaii! But, they grow in Ohio :)

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  3. Very nice photo work....
    Best regards, Karin

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    1. Oh, thanks, Karin. I'm just learning a bit of photography :)

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  4. Lovely photos Libby and your Haiku definitely gives the message, "look but don't touch!" :-)

    Thank you for participating in Floral Friday Fotos!

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    1. LOL! I know :) It is layered with meaning - haha!

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  5. I have to say that this is avery interesting flower. Love the shape and colors of it.

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    1. Thanks! There are clusters on my tree and when I got close, I thought they looked tropical, but of course, they are not!

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  6. Great picture...but handle with care:)

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  7. Interesting flower. Great shot!

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  8. Beautiful flowers!
    The tree was unknown to me.
    Just look but not touch.

    Greetings from Norway

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    1. Lol! That's right! Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. Great pictures you show.
    Wishing you a good weekend.
    Hanne Bente / hbt.finus.dk

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  10. Fantastic post!

    Herding Cats

    http://seathreepeeo.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. Ouch!! Stunning photo and Haiku!

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    1. LOL! I KNOW! Look at the size of those thorns!

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  12. Terrific haiku to accompany your photos.

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    1. Oh, thanks. I was trying to captured the juxtaposition.

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  13. Cklose up, those flower blossoms are very creamy. Great descriptive word. Lovely photos all over of the Spring blooms. Your place excels!

    Much Peace

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    1. Exactly. Such lush flowers. Such big thorns. Haha!

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  15. Rich honeyed redolence. Yowsa! I feel as though this flower has a sweet odor, perhaps like plumeria?

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    1. You are right! White flowers seem to always have the richest scent I think.

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  16. Your haiku almost makes me wanna EAT the flowers - wonderful!

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  17. Awesome photography and lovely haiku ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  18. even the garden wrestles with beauty and ruin!

    gorgeous haiku and accompanying flowers...
    so glad you are a blossoming part of haiku my heart.

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    1. Rebecca - Thank you so much!! I enjoy doing this every weekend :)

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  19. Plants and their flowers are just amazing... This is reminding me of the flowers and thorns around sleeping beauty's castle... your haiku is so tempting as well!

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    1. Thanks! Oh...I remember the thorns in that cartoon - you're right!!

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  20. beautiful...we all have our protective thorns.

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  21. Beautiful job on both your photo and words. :-)

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    1. Thanks! I appreciate the kind words and the visit.

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  22. That's one monster thorn I'd have missed without the last line of your haiku. Well done! And what a unique flower to find in Ohio!

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  23. Beautiful flowers! (I'll try to avoid the thorns.)

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