honey-cool melon tasting of a hundred hives

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  1. David Gross Says:

    Refreshing on a humid southern Illinois afternoon. Good poem.

  2. martin1223 Says:

    the sound of pouring tea
    dawn

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    Now, whenever I read of watermelon I think of Harry Styles and his addictive 3 minute song Watermelon Sugar!

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    What a wonderful monoku:

    honey-cool melon tasting of a hundred hives

    —LESLEY ANNE SWANSON

    I've written a lot of bee haiku but alas purely as tercets, so I gleefully devour this sublime single-line haiku. No wonder religions have been based on bees, and honey!

    Alan

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