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Buds contemplating
Spring’s gentle warming, light air.
An unexpected
Cold snap would be their demise.
Zapping sap and strength from boughs.

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI, Carpe Diem #697: Weeping Willow


Naked Anticipation


She awaits his touch
Just as winter awaits spring
Petals unfolding

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI, Carpe Diem #696: Nudity


flaunting willow (haiga)

standing guard,
the weeping willow flaunts
the floral garden

I breath in nature,
the weeping willow shows off
a crow caws

© Tournesol’15


night falls / evening / please (haiga / senryu)

Linked to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, Willow.  I got a bit carried away with this post — sorry!   And – sadly – while I have tons of photos, I have only TWO sessions involving willows.  102 more words



Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California

wilderness pilgrim
weeping for the willow’s loss—
interrupted sleep…
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