Time – Abhanga

here in this morning breeze

a flurry of blossoms

afloat, pleasing balsam

whose time has come

Pat

4/16/21

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.

Reflection -Abhanga

I see her in your eyes

fight, determination

quiet affirmations –

true reflection

Pat

4/15/2021

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.

For Eugi’s Weekly Prompt where the prompt for this week is “Reflection”. To see other entries or to participate, go here

Thursday Doors – Around Brooklyn

Near Conklin Ave

I couldn’t get a full shot of this one, even if I had gone up on that tiny porch.(Avenue J) And that was a no no.

In Park Slope

On Bedford Ave I think. I love that they went all-in with the red🙂

on Conklin Ave

For Thursday doors over at No Facilities with Dan.

To see what others posted, or to participate go here

Pat

4/15/21

Calla Lily!!

calla lily

flaunts a frilly edge

born of spring

Pat

4/11/21

A restful Sunday to all!

To be honest, I took this photo at Lowes the other week. And of course I bought one! 🙂 ONE! I was good

Linked to Cees Flower of The Day…to see others go here

Also linking to Colleens Tanka Tuesday. To see others go here

Canopy

Taken 4/28/19

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.

canopy undressed

blooms still in talks with nature

cherry blossom tales

Pat

4/02/21

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”.

To see other entries go here.

Elm – Flower of the Day

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

Pat

3/31/21

#Flower of the Day, to see other entries go here.