summertime’s yellow hope

I’m sharing a “cascading” haiku written by the creative host at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai who regularly shares a challenge or haiku prompt with his readers.  I also admire Van Gogh’s paintings so my own haiku (below) is inspired by both!

hopeful new day
available in yellowish
a great sunflower

a great sunflower
desirable to bright sunlight
bows its head to earth

bows its head to earth
a possible new flower opens
promising dreams

© Chèvrefeuille

vincent’s bold flowers

still life radiates sunshine

dying exudes warmth

Sunflowers by Van Gogh

Sunflowers by Van Gogh

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Chèvrefeuille
    Jun 25, 2015 @ 12:19:22

    Thank you Lynn for the kind words and your choice of one of my cascading haiku for your inspiration. Awesome haiku you have written.


  2. claudia
    Jun 24, 2015 @ 10:22:50

    nice… van gogh has some cool paintings – my fav by him is starry night – saw the original in paris once and wanted to fall into it
    did you know that he lived in a yellow house for a while..


    Jun 23, 2015 @ 16:32:01

    Oh, my fave artist–and such lovely haiku.


  4. Tournesol (Clr)
    Jun 23, 2015 @ 16:17:12

    oh wow! gotta love his sunflowers


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