Waver

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white blossoms
waver then still
butterfly wings

 

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Photo: Plum tree blossom, c.b.w. 2015

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2019

Burst

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raindrops
hold the world
and burst

 

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Photo: Yucca Bloom, c.b.w. 2016

Those moments right after there rain stops are among my favorite. There’s still that slight tapping of drops falling from where they landed in the trees and broken rays of sun as the clouds clear. Everything is new and clean and beautiful.

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2019

Twirl

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blue wind rushes
long strands of grass
flowers twirl

 

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Photo: Poschiavo, Graubünden, Switzerland, c.b.w. 2018

The mountains surrounded everything and they were majestic, but the tiny little flowers caught my eye. The clouds whirled overhead and the wind pushed through the grass, letting the flowers dance. Such a lovely moment in a beautiful place.

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2019

Sunshine

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yellow petals
the sun shines
on both sides

 

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Photo: Sunflower Twins, c.b.w. 2013. Years ago I had a garden of sunflowers in the back yard. Every once in a while, we’d get conjoined twins and I always loved the idea of “double-sided” flowers. They can see both sides of things and live peacefully together. We can learn a lot from something so simple and so poetic.

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2019