here in this morning breeze
a flurry of blossoms
afloat, pleasing balsam
whose time has come
The elements of the Abhanga are:
- stanzaic, written in any number of 4 line stanzas.
- syllabic, 6-6-6-4 syllables each
- rhymed L2 and L3 rhyme. Often internal rhyme is employed. End rhyme scheme x a a x , x being unrhymed.
a swift wind
pruning dead branches
For Ronovan Writes Haiku where the prompt words are Branch & Swift. To participate or read others go here
as a brazen blue sky
frames this cheerful spring day
it casts light on the fray –
hard looks in play
I think it’s a flower, looks more like buds on the way to being something fancy.
spring has sprung
no cherry blossoms yet
but everything else
wears a knowing smile
#Flower of the Day, to see other entries go here.
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