this ghostly remains
now a part of the landscape –
new life, as still life
For Colleens Tanka Tuesday where this week we are using this photo to write an Ekphrastic Poem. I kept it short.
Amidst decay, there can still be beauty as nature plays her part.
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for this springtime butterfly,
barely there blooms hide-
just a lone dandelion,
no mislaying this spring lure
For Colleens Tanka Tuesday where the prompt words are Search & Loss We are to use synonyms. I chose Explore & Mislaying
Mislaying… I don’t think I’ve heard that word since I was learning to write compositions ( essays). To see other entries go here
And for Cees Flower of The Day Challenge
Cees Flower of the Day
a swift wind
pruning dead branches
For Ronovan Writes Haiku where the prompt words are Branch & Swift. To participate or read others go here
I have been trying to find time to visit the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. I am particularly interested in seeing what is happening to the cherry tree canopy at the Cherry Esplanade.
Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to. But from what I have been seeing here and there in the neighborhood, cherry blossoms are still in their early stages.
The magnolia tree up the block seems to be farther along.
blooms still in talks with nature
cherry blossom tales
For Eugi’s Blog where the prompt is “Canopy”. To see other entries go here
For dVersePoets Pub where Frank Tassone is hosting Haibun Monday. He asks us to write about “cherry Blossoms”.
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she clings to the edge
of the circle of this life –
biding her time
For Tanka Tuesday over at Colleens where the prompt is – “a haiku or senryu on anything you like”. To join in or just read, go here.
first chirps of twilight
as day lingers into night –
spring rounds the corner
For Ronovan Writes Haiku where the prompt is Chirp and twilight
Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 350 CHIRP and Twilight
nature placing stamp on time
flourish at days end
For Eugis weekly prompt
Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Extraordinary- March 11, 2021