Tag Archives: cherry blossom

Sijo — Korean Poetic Form

Spring Without Sakura To a windy gulf coast city, spring does not bring cherry blossoms. High blue skies and blue-green waves, we almost always have. But for a time we wade in spring–deep blossom waves of bluebonnets. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please visit … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Haiga

This is more of a concrete poem than a haiku, but I liked the idea so much I fashioned something for it.  Hope your dreams are full of spring flowers.

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Cherry Blossom Haiku

Nihon’s tears after quake and flood hanami

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Cherry and Plum Blossoms

cannot decide which is more beautiful . . . blossoms or my smiling son ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  From time to time a Freshly Pressed blog catches my eye.  This week it was the Quirky Japan Blog.  The author explained how to recognize … Continue reading

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Hinokinai River

Hinokinai beneath her waters, last year’s cherry blossoms rest ———————————————– April travels along Hinokinai– sakura river

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