Sarah Potter Writes

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Monday Morning #Haiku 117 — Bonsai Tree

Bonsai Maple

~Maple bonsai tree~
a daily meditation
offset by blank walls

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8 thoughts on “Monday Morning #Haiku 117 — Bonsai Tree

  1. Great haiku, Sarah. I love that bonsai!

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  2. Such a beautiful bonsai, Sarah. It certainly deserves a lovely haiku. 🙂

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  3. she’s a beauty.

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  4. Sunshine Jansen on said:

    Wow, I am impressed by your ability to tend that venerable little tree. I tried bonsai once but ended up fatally over-trimming the poor thing. I think you’ve just inspired me to do a little more research and try again!

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    • I admit to this particular tree belong to someone else. But it has inspired me to have a go with my own tree in the future. Apparently it’s a real art form trimming a bonsai with exactitude, and very easy to kill the poor things if you get it wrong — quite a responsibility. Apparently, in Japan they often treat them as part of the family and some bonsai have outlived their owners as a result of all that precise trimming, combined with concentrated meditations upon one plant!

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