Monday Morning #Haiku 8 — Narcissi

narcissi

The ancient Greeks believed it unlucky, if not fatal, for people to see their reflection; thus, in their mythology, Narcissus pined away out of love for his reflection in a pond. After he died, a beautiful flower sprang up to mark the spot.

Lucky narcissi,
oblivious to their charm
unlike their namesake.

Author: Sarah Potter Writes

Sarah is a British eccentric who writes offbeat fiction, haiku and tanka poetry. She's into nature, gardening, and natural health. For her, sociability is something that happens in short bursts with long breathing spaces in between.

6 thoughts on “Monday Morning #Haiku 8 — Narcissi”

    1. Thank you, Sylvia. I photographed those flowers on a family outing last Friday, when we spent the day at the most beautiful garden in the world (in my mind it is, anyway!).

      You have a great week, too 🙂

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    1. Yes, those morning mirrors are rather a shock to the system — especially the magnified side to a shaving mirror, so thank goodness I’m not a man!

      Glad you liked my haiku. Thanks 🙂

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