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Tanka #15

CaterpillarBroccoli

Organic produce
purchased from supermarket.
— Free caterpillars —
Extra protein for dinner,
prevents plague of Cabbage Whites.

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10 thoughts on “Tanka #15

  1. Isn’t it amazing how the colour of the caterpillars so matches the colour of the broccoli.

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    • As I purchased the broccoli in a plastic wrapper, with the price marked down, I wonder how many shoppers had spotted the caterpillars and decided not to buy, before the creatures crawled out of view to convince me I had a bargain.

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  2. You got them like this from the supermarket?
    Well, at least you know there’s no poison on it 😉

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    • They sell lots of organic produce in the supermarkets here, and it’s not too expensive now more people are buying it. But, hopefully, there will soon be loads of produce from the allotment, too.

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  3. Dear Sarah,
    Talk about finding the bright spot! As always, thanks for making me smile.

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  4. Caterpillars are having a feast! 🙂

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  5. Yike caterpillars, not my favorite kind of delicacy…. hahaha but I love broccoli!

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