Garden Haiku – Beautyberry

allicarpa_bodinieri_'Profusion'_By Jean-Pol, via Wikime

Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’ by Jean-Pol Grandmont, via Wikimedia Commons


A beautiful haiku about a beautiful berry . . . called, forgive my repetitiveness (I’m playing with you this fine morning), beauty berry! I couldn’t resist including a photo of the blooms–ah, dreams of spring!

–Sandra Knauf



when all has fallen
what is left




‘Happy Meal’ by Bob Peterson, via Wikimedia Commons


Tricia Knoll is a Portland, Oregon poet who has maintained gardens all her life, sowing the seeds of sanity. She grew up admiring her mother’s roses and vegetable garden. She is an Oregon State University Master Gardener and volunteers at Portland’s Washington Park Rose Test Garden. Her chapbook Urban Wild is available from Amazon and focuses on interactions between humans and wildlife in urban habitat.

Her lyric and eco-poetry of  Ocean’s Laughter (Aldrich Press) focuses on a small town on the Oregon coast, Manzanita. Website:
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