Haiku Friday: Boll Weevil


Texas boll weevil
bringer of devastation
arrives with the spring

Now, dear DogCanyon readers, it’s your turn.

You know the rules of haiku:
Three lines.
First line five syllables.
Second line seven syllables.
Last line five syllables.

Author: Mary Pauline Lowry


Mary Pauline Lowry, a fourth generation Texan, fought forest fires on an elite type 1 “Hotshot” crew, which traveled the Western U.S battling wildfires.

More recently, Lowry has dedicated her time to the movement to end violence against women, counseling and advocating for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, as well as lobbying the Texas legislature for funding and new laws to benefit survivors.

Mary Pauline Lowry’s unsold novel, The Gods of Fire, based on her experiences as a forest firefighter, has been optioned for film. She is currently writing the screenplay.

16 thoughts on “Haiku Friday: Boll Weevil”

  1. Comes with spring, goes with
    Fall. Boll weevil stay away
    From my cotton field.

    [What a great subject for Haiku, Mary]

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