like a magic trick
the iceberg appears glinting
lettuce in the sun
ps. For you Clive Palmer ;)
I am an Australian poet, writer, blogger, psychologist, wife, mother of two children, autism and environmental advocate, and mad animal lover
Australian poetry, Clive Palmer, Gabrielle Bryden, haiku, iceberg lettuce, poem, Titantic II
June 1, 2013 at 12:58 am
If I had lettuce as fine as that…the rabbits would eat it before I could finish reading your poem. :-)
June 1, 2013 at 8:44 am
hahaha thanks Charles – the reason I am so excited about this lettuce is because it’s the first time I have managed to grow one to look like an iceberg lettuce – the rest have gone completely psycho (really tall and no heart) – this will probably be the last one that looks like a real lettuce – hahahaha :D
June 1, 2013 at 8:52 am
I loved this. And I hope Clive Palmer does too. And Gina Rinehart.
June 1, 2013 at 8:14 pm
Maybe Gina will go on the maiden voyage ;) thanks Nigel
June 1, 2013 at 11:53 am
an absolute gem Gabe!
June 1, 2013 at 8:15 pm
thanks Graham – maybe an emerald for green :)
June 9, 2013 at 9:53 pm
So true! Our lettuce this year is doing magnificently, the planter on the windowsill is literally overflowing and i’ve been harvesting a good side salad for lunch every day for the past few weeks!
June 12, 2013 at 2:52 pm
that sounds wonderful Juliet :) I love when you can just pick a part off a plant and it keeps growing – my silverbeet is like that – just harvest a few leaves at a time and they are quickly replaced.
June 12, 2013 at 10:47 pm
if I had iceberg like this one in the store I would buy them, usually they look so pale and not yummy…
now haiku du potager…I can see an apetizing series :)
June 13, 2013 at 2:04 pm
that’s a pretty good idea Ben :) a potager series (one per vegetable and fruit) thanks
June 26, 2013 at 9:44 pm
Hehe – very, very clever. Perhaps if Clive ate more of the straight-from-the-ground green stuff he would be less inclined to act like he’d been smoking it
June 30, 2013 at 3:35 pm
bwhahahaha what a thing to say bluebee (you may get a visit from his pals if you’re not careful – hahaha) – he is quite the character (should bring a bit of light relief to the election)
July 1, 2013 at 6:43 pm
Love this so much. You rule!!!
July 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm
hahaha thanks Selma :) I think we will give the maiden voyage of the Titanic 2 a big miss, hey!
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