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redemption songs –
this centuries old dance
For Eugi’s prompt… Dance
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(Took this photo in the park, a tree sanctuary. I often wonder how this shape came to be)
a quiet russle
grows to excited chatter
a swift breeze moves through
as I near the shaded grove
I pause at the sound of change
Over at Colleen’s it’s theme week. This is the quote we are using for inspiration, provided by Sue Vincent. To read more or to participate go here.
“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse
There was harmony in the park this morning. No swooping seagulls. No squirrel on the run with snarky birds in hot pursuit. There was no huge butterfly skewered in the beak of a tiny bird. Everyone was getting along!
collide with reality –
in the unfurling
bold sunflower takes a stand
sharing summer sun
My walks feel more like an escape from detention. So I find myself paying closer attention to the landscape. The park grounds keeper is clearly still struggling with this delayed upkeep. Wildflowers have taken over.
Often, I would come across a patch of yellow, with a pink one snuggled comfortably in their midst. How nice!
in the overgrowth –
For Frank’s Weekly Haikai Challenge where the prompt is ‘Wild Iris’
as captive of time and nature
eyes nudged open
to this new dawn in the strife of life –
as we move through time,
I breathe – you breathe
A Gogyohka for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday. A theme prompt in the words of Longfellow:-