putting the wild
back in wildflower—
skunk cabbage


2 Responses

  1. Carole MacRury Says:

    Congratulations Sam. Wonderful haiku! Brought back a bit of a wild experience of my own.

    wilderness tour–
    bear-nibbled skunk cabbage
    along the path

    In Alaska, bears eat skunk cabbage when they emerge of hibernation. It acts as a laxative.

  2. Sam Bateman Says:

    Thanks for your comment Carole. Also, interesting fact about the bears!

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