Wednesday, April 14, 2010

National Poetry Month; maple key haiku

red maple keys blue sky

vermillion keys
floating through azure skies;
seed green rising

...-Andromeda Jazmon

There is always something changing with trees. Something rising, something falling, something opening or splitting or bursting. These days of April the trees seem to change minute to minute. One day is cold and rainy and all the world huddles close. The next day sunshine and everything pops. The maple trees go from stick to green in a day. First these red maples flame in ruby keys, if only for a day or two, then rock the brightest green. I had to go look up new color words for this day.

Since the beginning of the month I've been posting haiku and photos every day. Some of my friends and family have started making up haiku in answer to them. I'd love to have folks share their haiku for the photos I'm posting. Just leave a comment with your haiku-ish thoughts...


borf said...

maple tree growing
green hardwood tall
crack! clippers broken.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I did a thing I've not done before and impulsively clicked on Next Blog, and there you were! Don't you love intuition? (I am an ex-librarian and a haiku writer among other things.)

This is a delicious blog and I'll look forward to reading more and contributing haiku-comments when I get time. Your photos are lovely too, and you would be justified in claiming to create haiga.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Oh, and I'm doing National Poetry Month too, over at my 'Passionate Crone' blog. :)

Andromeda Jazmon said...

Rosemary - welcome and thanks for commenting! Don't you love serendipity?

borf - great contribution to the haiku! Thanks for jumping in.