Haiku : twisted


urn leaves twisted round
rainwater make good frog homes
perfect pink decor

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Aechmea fasciata is an interesting plant.  The leaves twist round the Continue reading Haiku : twisted

Senryu : a flower by any other smell is still a flower


don’t know dead body’s smell
smells like manure aroma
ten year’s first blossom

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

I stood in line for more than an hour to enter the butterfly room which housed Continue reading Senryu : a flower by any other smell is still a flower

Senryu : corpse flower


corpse flower, please bloom
we all are watching. Don’t be shy!
live feed streamed worldwide

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Live video feed of the corpse at the Tucson Botanical Garden. It only blooms after 10 years and for about 24-36 hours. If you go to the you-tube feed, people are commenting live while they wait. It is going to bloom any minute — hence the live feed. It’s real name is Amorphophallus Titanum. I’d tell you what that means but we’re PG, lol. (I knew that would make you run to your latin dictionary!)

The Garden hope to pollinate it within the short blooming window.  Every once Continue reading Senryu : corpse flower