in open meadow
wild flowers have secret lives –
healing herbs




Carpe Diem Haiku

From our host, a little further reading:

“……More than a century ago, bulbous buttercup was recommended by herbalists for resolving dermatologic, rheumatologic, gastrointestinal, and dental complaints. When rubbed on the skin, bulbous buttercup causes blistering, swelling, and topical ulcers, which were said to alleviate pain topically as well as subcutaneously. All parts of the acrid plants were used to induce vomiting and diarrhea upon ingestion. As a painkiller, the plant was stuffed into dental cavities and its infusions were rubbed on the gums of teething infants….”


two horses

Seeing horses in a meadow is not a every day thing when you live in the city stacked one atop the other. So when I head out of the city limits, it is always with childlike glee that I pull to the side of the road on such sightings. I don’t know what it is. Maybe equating lolling in such wide open spaces undisturbed with the type of peace that sends my imagination soaring.


pockets of colors
entice birds bees butterflies
meadow of fairy dust



Carpe Diem Prompt: Meadow

family of horses


spring has filled the air

wild blooms birds bees in meadow

courtships of all kind



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