Haiku

Please note that this blog is no longer being updated as of January 20, 2014.
Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative with help from the Powell River Literacy Council Presented the 2010 50-Mile Eat Local Challenge Haiku Contest!

Thanks for participating!

 

 

Here is Tania Jalbert’s great Haiku:
Purple stained faces
razor vines give forth sweet gifts
juicy berry bliss

The Grand Prix Spécial du Jury, goes to Roberta Meehan for her fantastic Haiku:
Deer eating apples
Stand erect on hindquarters
Cervidae evolves

Roberta wins  a gift certificate from Kingfisher Used Books! Thanks to all participants whether you entered a Haiku, or donated a prize, or voted on the winner!

Thanks to all participants whether you entered a Haiku, or donated a prize, or voted on the winner!

Tired, wet, and filthy,We haul our booty homeward -

Golden chanterelles.

S.D (not in competition)Soft black pile of scatMy compost lies is ruins

The bear has been here.

S.D. (not in competition)Musty earth perfumeNibbling on your ears of corn

Horny cucumber

H.J.Happy chickens roamAmong the beans, squash & corn

Turning bugs to poop.

I.M.We love gardeningBlight, rot, and slugs aside

All flowers smell back

A.T.A gallery of perfect food.A.S.

Garden fresh veggies.

Chicken and meat from the farm.

These foods make us strong.

N.N.

Out of the garden

I eat the vegetables

All’s well in the world.

W.L.

Rocky shelf self

Sustaining life.

C.S.

O’Goddess Garden

Thank you for your sweet bounty,

Spade in hand kneeling.

S.H.

We once had some dirt

Some seeds and a place to work.

Now we eat fresh gurks.

J.T.

The earth is ripe now,We’ll grow all that we know how,

 

And next year do more.

J.T.Red, sweet and juicyTomatoes on verdant vines

Salsa piquante

M.S.

Bees dance in the sun

Kale an turnips reach skyward

Gardens grow up-up.

D.C

Tomatillo green

Seedy paper husk salsa

dancing in my head

Spicy party coming my way

C.S.

Anticipation

Work and productivity

Gratitude for all.

L.B.

Food of the land behold

Grown with nature’s rain and sun

Unfolds the nutrients of human being.

C.S.

Cucumber crunch is

a bite away from heaven

and man it’s go good!

M.C.

Fresh food all year round

even when the snow’s on the ground

we pick all year long

K.C.

I am lonely for familyBut grow in a garden among friends

 

Cup-shaped artichoke hidden

Secrets abide inside

C.S.Carrots in a bag, funRaised beds galore such

Variety and more

A marvelous succession of produce.

C.S.Lots of worms and pestsWorking day and night we do best

When enjoying our working lives

C.S.

Vegetables, Hey!

Water, sunshine, dirt and love

Vegetables, yeah!

E.

Walk with blackberries

I eat the juicy dark fruit

lips and teeth stained red

W.

Ho, rows of bounty!

Green and red, high or crawling

Soup’s on! Come and eat!

A.

Greek Proverb: “Water is Best”
Iced water is best
tumbled downstream to the Pearl
on the Sunshine Coast
K.W.

Maples share clear sap
simmered into brown syrup.
Patience yields sweetness.C.M.

 

Responses

  1. Together we laugh
    And eat and rejoice for we
    are blessed with a choice.

  2. Pumkins and squashes
    and taters and tomaters
    I need not go far

  3. Lost without motions
    A beans stalk will rise from love
    your soup my salad yum

  4. Purple stained faces
    razor vines give forth sweet gifts
    juicy berry bliss

  5. A little effort
    A seed rises up from love
    My soul shines brightly

  6. This place would be less
    Without loving commitment
    Powell River rocks

  7. Blackberry picking
    Best ones just out of reach of
    Purpled sweet fingers

  8. Deer eating apples
    Stand erect on hindquarters
    Cervidae evolves

  9. food terrorists thrive
    in powell river bc
    armed with growing things

  10. Succulent plum juice
    running quickly down my face
    a smile emerges

  11. Looking for the moon
    in a lonely autumn sky–
    honey melon dew

  12. Pears, ginger, sugar
    Stir, stir the bubbling compote
    Summer’s sweets preserved

  13. Prickly cucumber!
    Swinging from your whithered vine,
    Acrobatic slug.

  14. Sunflower head droops
    To see its lowly neighbours
    An early Autumn.

  15. Luscious ruby fruit
    Wet mouthful of Umami
    Cherry tomato

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umami

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