Haiku: Nature’s beginning

Tiny of tiny
Egg stage for 3-4 days
Hopeful butterfly

Tiny Monarch Butterfly egg on underside of a milkweed leaf
Tiny Monarch Butterfly egg on underside of a milkweed leaf

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/26/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin taken in her butterfly garden 7/17

Monarch butterfly eggs

Haiku: Evolving

Metamorphosis

Life cycle protects and saves

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

newly emerged Eastern Swallowtail
Newly emerged Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/25/17

Photo provided by Kat DeYoung, Prescott, Arizona, 2017