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scarlet runner beans

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scarlet runner beans

scarlet runner beans
twisting high in tree branches—
hummingbirds visit

Ó April 18, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest:  Sweet Flowers & Hummingbirds (HAIKU) 
Sponsor	Sidney ~ LeeAnn

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  1. Date: 4/18/2012 2:38:00 PM
    Lovely haiku, Dane Ann. I collect the beans in the fall(huge, deep purple with pink markings), just in case they don't seed themselves during the next spring. Some people find scarlet runner beans a nuisance, but I purposefully grow them.

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    Date: 4/18/2012 2:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I grew some purposefully for the first time this spring, Chris. I live in the woods and we have a very heavy limb that fell near our garden area. I thought it would look nice used as a trellis...and it is a veggie. Hoping for hummingbirds, too! It's nice to know they are enjoyable. I am looking forward to blooms. Big Smiles