In the Garden

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It is near autumn in my garden. Brown patches of dried leaves are here and there. They were caught up in the tussle between the hibiscus, and the strangling pumpkin vine from the neighbors yard. That thing had the hibiscus by the neck, in a deep bow, with two weighty pumpkins hanging off it.

The other vines that climbed the dangling cable are now crispy and brown. They owe their fate to the other pumpkin vine that was headed their way. ItΒ had to be stopped.

 

the lantern flower

as still as the morning air

the last pop of color

Pat R

10/07/19

For Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

where the prompt is Air & Lantern

15 responses to “In the Garden

    • Thank you, me either before this one. I planted it from seeds I got at Home Depot. It’s in a pot and a good thing that is because I just read that they’re invasive:) Looks more like a pod more than a flower to me. A fancy looking pod:))

      Pat

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