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Huckleberry photo worth a thousand words

A hearty handful of huckleberries. (Vickie Garner Sienknecht)
A hearty handful of huckleberries. (Vickie Garner Sienknecht)

WILD EDIBLES -- Vickie Garner Sienknecht said she's not much for poetry -- shunning my request for submissions of Huckleberry Haiku -- but this photo from last weekend, she says, clearly indicates how much she loves her huckleberries.

If I were to put Haiku words in her mouth, it might go like this:

Verse comes not to mind

Passions focused t'ward a pie

My heart bleeds purple.




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