summer’s daydream

 
a dream
taps me on the shoulder . . .
moon at my window

~

twilight . . .
the here to there
of blackbird song

~

Greensleeves
the first faint bars of spring
on a snowdrop breeze . . .
a memory of my father
brushing by

~

morning stillness
how sweet the burden
of these boughs . . .
cherry blossom mind
shake loose your words

~

butterfly
through how many lifetimes
did you pass
before you found your place
in summer’s daydream?

– composed for Robin White on her birthday.

Blithe Spirit
The Journal of The British Haiku Society, Volume 22, Number 3, August 2012

 

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. awoodlandrose
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 21:09:28

    Your writing ~ here and there ~ is poetry at its greatest potential in my mind. As ever your words inspire wonder and delight. Grateful thanks. Andrea

    Reply

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