Celebrate Poetry-4/10: FLOWERS

One of the things I miss about living in Arkansas is the dogwoods.

Life: Haiku by Haiku

The theme for Day 10′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “Flowers.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April.

My haiku on flowers is another excerpt from Life: Haiku by Haiku. I wrote it one spring in Arkansas as I drove to the farm. This scattering of lace on the hills is one of the things I miss most about living in Arkansas.

Dogwood flowers bloom
delicate lace scattered like
whispers of spring

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Share your haiku about FLOWERS in the comments of this post and you’ll be entered in the drawing for one of three signed copies of LIFE: HAIKU BY HAIKU! Only three rules:

  1. Must be your original haiku (which is typically seventeen syllables, three lines of 5-7-5 syllables each, but I won’t be a stickler.)
  2. Must be entered in the comments of this blog post
  3. Must be about the topic of…

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