lantern festival


Hiroshima’s child

speaks hope for peaceful future

oleander blooms

*   *   *

seventy years after bomb

ten thousand lanterns float on



ID 33067258 © Kelly Headrick |

Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai‘s theme: Japanese festivals

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Constance Ann Morrison
    Oct 27, 2015 @ 15:31:43

    Is your reference to oleander included because of the symbolic meaning of the plant (caution)? I enjoy poetry, but don’t always understand it. : )


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