Tag Archives: sakura

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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Word of the Month Poem Challenge

roots deep gnarled flooded torn splintered I found slivers embedded everywhere sakura The word for March is ROOT. Guidelines for the challenge are found at Children’s Author David L. Harrison’s Blog. March 25 — Cutoff for posting March poems at … Continue reading

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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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