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Poetry and Haiku

Month

January 2017

Fragile Lifecycle

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 15

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fragile lifecycle
just long enough to start
new generation

 

 

Spring Snowflakes

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 14

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By Hans Bernhard (Schnobby) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

spring snowflakes
dainty bell shaped flowers
braving the cold

 

 

Last Fall’s Chrysalis

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 13

 

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last fall’s chrysalis
quivers in morning light
fragile wings drying

 

 

Morning Snow

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 12

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morning snow
dusts the tips of spring flowers
dreams precluded

Indian Fort

Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) F.) Sierra Mountains (tanka)

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strength exerted
climbing to the pinnacles
reaching new heights
looking over the valley
spirit renewed

 

 

Hint of Spring

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 11

 

hint of spring
tender shoots of daffodils
emerge from the dark

Springlike Weather

Spring Retreat – Fragile Beauty Day 10

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springlike weather –
emerging way to early
liberty hosta

SpringMountains

Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) E.) Fuji No Yama

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blossoming
in the mountain’s shadow
a spring flower

 

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unfurling new leaves
along the mountain path
a red trillium

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late spring
shrouding the mountainside
cloak of blue flower

 

 

 

 

 

Waterfalls

Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) D. a rainbow bridge

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Rainbow Falls
leaves frozen midstream
balancing precariously
time at a stalemate
awaiting spring thaw

 

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Cumberland Falls
churning the river
with deafening roar
rainbow captured
in the misty spray

 

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