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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Mother

Warm, yielding, loving
Caring, protective, gentle
Claws at the ready



Haiku Challenge

12 comments:

becca givens said...

Absolutely -- protecting the babies at all cost!! Paired with striking photo -- leaves no doubt!

J Cosmo Newbery said...

Yes, all of those.

Trellissimo said...

I watched a programme all about tigers last night - claws and teeth were scary. :)

Fireblossom said...

*says nothing...scowls....sits in the back and looks around....*

(mumbling) it's not bad. for hai...for hak...for that stuff. thinkin i may not survive february.

ps--i like that picture!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Beware the mother's claws!


Mother of the Snows
Mother of the Lights
Mother of the Winds

Brian Miller said...

claws always have to be at the ready...you know...protection wise...but put in context of your tags...that makes it a bit scary...

Grace said...

whew...I like the picture~

Yes, she is ready with her claws ~

Kara said...

I love the picture and I'm curious as to which came first - the photo or the Haiku?

Someone is Special said...

that's how a true mother is..

Someone is Special

Bouncin Barb said...

Beautiful. I've always been fascinated by the instincts of the mothers in the animal world. Amazing!

sonsylass said...

Ah ha! Great concept, very cleverly conveyed. I like a lot!

SweetTalkingGuy said...

Protective! jumps out and hits me!!