Bursting its kernel
A tiny voraciousness
Thirsts towards sunlight

For one single impression

The photo is Sprout, originally uploaded by Bitter-Sweet-.


18 responses to “Seed

  1. Gorgeous photo and gorgeous words to go with it. I love the idea of “tiny voraciousness…. ” Wonderful.

  2. This is so beautiful and expressive, both the haiku and the photo.

  3. Great coupling of photo and haiku, and “tiny voraciousness” – man, that’s poetry!!

  4. Your imagery is very intelligently structured. Both voraciousness and thirsting are such strong words they instantly convey the character of what is occurring. Such a good response to the prompt.

  5. “tiny voraciousness” – “man, that’s poetry!!”-many thanks for sharing this..

  6. Delightful! Those little seedlings literally have to move the earth that was tamped down on top of them and fight to grow! Each one is a miracle!

  7. I concur with the others, ‘tiny voraciousness’ what a great phrase. I added your blog to my links today.

  8. Really like this. Your word choices truly render an energy and image that just rocks!

  9. You’ve captured tons of meaning with just a few words. Fabulous!

  10. Oh, I love that word, voraciousness- it’s really expressive and goes so well with the prompt and picture! Well done!

  11. Indeed! How these little plants embody determination!

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  13. Awesome use of the word voracious. Such a big sounding word to describe something so tiny.

  14. Just perfect! Makes me want to get out the seed catalogs and plan for next spring.

  15. The strong, tiny force captured in your words perfectly.

  16. Ha! You’ve brilliantly described every young being fighting to live. Well done!

  17. Fabulous Haiku and a perfect picture to match it.

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