the haiku diaries


June 16, 2012 by Rachel Dickinson
June 16, 2012, 1:00 pm
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Young mourning dove trapped
in the back fenced-in garden.
Mom paced back and forth.

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April 17, 2012 by Rachel Dickinson
April 17, 2012, 9:13 am
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Why didn’t I plant
things yesterday? Oh, that’s right.
It will snow again.



June 14, 2011 by Rachel Dickinson
June 14, 2011, 10:24 am
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Rainy day at home —
weeds surround my tomatoes
with renewed vigor.



May 24, 2011 by Rachel Dickinson
May 24, 2011, 9:32 am
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Woodchucks enjoyed a
pansy flower salad as
a snack last evening.



June 3, 2010 by Rachel Dickinson
June 3, 2010, 2:18 pm
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The garden looks good —
it’s a momentary thing —
soon weeds will sneak in.



May 20, 2010 by Rachel Dickinson
May 20, 2010, 10:22 am
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Off to Alaska
but not before finishing
the backyard garden.



May 19, 2010 by Rachel Dickinson
May 19, 2010, 12:42 pm
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I dig and pull and
tug at weeds, turn over earth,
then spread the compost.