hope grows green

 

 

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image and “hope” theme from Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

 

 

 

 

bare branches

Kristjaan at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai  features “troiku” (each line of initial haiku is beginning line of three more haiku in a series). I wrote my own haiku to begin…

 

bare branches burst forth

spring budding freshly green leaves

renewal of life

 

bare branches burst forth

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photo by lynn

birds improvise on treesong

winter’s day is done

 

spring buds fresh green leaves

young rabbits nibble new grass

first tulips open

 

renewal of life

gentle scent follows spring rain

promise of apples

green with envy

Joining Frank J. Tassone‘s haiku challenge: ataka (warmth)

 

some(where?) spring has sprung

if only could, i’d migrate

soak in ataka 

 

bench-garden-grass-evening

 

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emergent green

 

spring’s first green mirage

tulip swords salute warm sun

birdsong resurgence

garden gnome poem

 

my garden is…

a nurturing place

rejuvenating space

my garden grows…

green food for health

veggies’ bountiful wealth

my garden knows…

thorn pricks can hurt

worms benefit dirt

my garden shows…

shoes track in mud

fingernails collect crud

my garden flows…

slime trails of slugs

bees’ honeyed hugs

my garden hoes…

weeds will NOT win

squeaks windmill spin

my garden chose…

to raise leafy praise

for long summer days

 

 

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photo by lynn__

 


Joining with poetic gardeners at dVerse Poets on Kim’s garden theme!

looking for eden

caretakers of earth

placed in garden for purpose

listen to the soil

all creatures on green planet

need resources to sustain

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photo by lynn

contentment is green

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Earth’s new spring green

sings a theme serene

for ears and eyes keen

to creation’s pastoral scene.

 

On hills’ grassy sheen

fresh rain-washed clean

sheep shearer has seen

fluff-puff wool to glean.

 

A poets’ paradise pristine,

if you know what i mean.

 

 

For dVerse Poets “green” quadrille challenge and with my apologies to Luci Shaw 🙂

 

green writes its own haiku

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Photo: Spring Poetry by Alex Markovich

 

spring’s pale green raindrops

cling trembling to bare branches

spatter on sidewalk

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enslaved boy set free

patrick loved his enemies

truth drowns in green beer

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swords of irises

pierce soil and snow to touch sun

rising from bulbs’ tomb

 

lenten trail

 

spikes of succulent

dormant life’s sharp green focus

point of redemption

 

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photo by Ladd W.

summer’s listening ears

Linking with Carpe Diem Haiku Kai today…

Haiga by lynn

Haiga by lynn

seasons time glass

Joining Carpe Diem’s time glass challenge today!
 
first celebrate
the flowers in your heart
confined in winter

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)
sworl of green stirs heart
first crocus pokes thru soil
goodbye to winter

-lynn (tr. by reader)

Photo credit: Annette Mc Carthy Old Farmers Almanac site
Photo credit: Annette Mc Carthy
Old Farmers Almanac site

high (organic green) tea

My response to Kristjaan’s “high tea” invitation!

Perankan-High-Tea

zhena’s gypsy tea

coconut chai aroma

 taste a splash of cream

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