Preservation Haiku

Preservation Haiku

I

Indian Corn

Corn of origin

kernels of blue clouds falling

bless

the living seed

Kernels of blue corn

bless

the origin of light—

clear man-seeds giving

II

Tomato

Beaming

burning

I spread aroma of citron

sunlight

bloodwine

to you.

III

Melon

Reaching

in the rich ravines

our clan’s tendrils

seek moisture

of survival.

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