through the shell--
this Haiku is modeled after one of my favorite Matsuo Basho haikus. "Frog."
The old pond,
A frog jumps in:
Note: I am not a horticulture expert, but a quick survey of water lily facts online revealed that water lilies are of the plant type Nymphaeales. This is significant because Nymphaeales are basal angiosperms. Basal angiosperms are the first flowering plants first to diverge from the ancestral angiosperm. So when considering new creation, new birth-consider that this is an ancient flower.
“Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5, Christian Scripture
What are you noticing today?
For the Monday Mellow Yellow Meme
and for Mindful Monday - a moment of noticing
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