Behold the Mushroom #poetry #haiku #photography


painted mushroom

Fungus spores adapt

holding to what  cannot change

terra struggles on

*

Terra struggles on

life trusts in a lump of clay

existence persists

Today’s Carpe Diem prompt from the book by Paulo Coelho, author of “Manuscript found in Accra”, is Intolerance. I took my inspiration from this mushroom and the adaptability of nature and yet the land endures.

Photograph: “Summer Mushroom” © L. Moon 2013

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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