Planting seeds in the spring requires an enormous leap of faith.  For the farmer who plants many acres or the gardener with a tiny vegetable patch, the distance from that early spring day to  harvest is often measured in the number of  bug battles, the hours of prayer for good weather, the pounds of weeds ripped from the soil and of course, months of back-breaking labor.  The seed embraces the soil, the sun and the water in a magical dance of life.  The wise farmer knows that he participated in this miracle too!


ripe tomato –

slicing up the sun’s warmth

for lunch



    ©2013 Wabi Sabi

For Carpe Diem ‘ magic fields’

For Haiku Heights ‘fresh’

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