Memory of Spring #haiku #photography #poem

a touch of cherry


in memory of

the spring now passing
I drew
the long clusters of wisteria
that move like waves


© Masaoka Shiki

In cold, grey embers

my fingertips, eager seek


of golden springs long past

nature fragrant songs it sings



The prompt for today at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem is the poet Shiki a man who understood suffering and pain.

Tanka traditionallyis 5 lines written in 5-7-5-7-7 syllables


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