For the Love of Haiku

The silly season…

Buddha just sees still water

in a world gone mad.

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Every third Saturday of the month, adollyciousirony posts an image from her Art Game and invites folk, who feel so inspired, to write a Haiku based on what they see on the image. The above picture is number three in this wonderful game.

To join in the fun, go to http://allaboutlemon.com/for-the-love-of-haiku

BuddhaRocks project: a little white flower

RENEWAL

Bitter-sweet deep

rancid the flower weeps

strangled by sleep.

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Beneath brown earth

thick with snails

she awaits birth

as the wind wails.

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The snows fall

and Spring fails

as a grey wall.

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Roots search in vain

where worms squirm

drowned by rain

sun turns earth firm.

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On into the light

pushes the shoot

crowned flower white.

(c) Sarah Potter, 2012

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This poem is my contribution to the Buddha Rocks project for March.

To find out more about this inspiring multimedia project, visit Evelyn at http://fillingahole.wordpress.com and photographer Eric Alder at buddharocks.deviantart

This is the first time I’ve reblogged anything, but these photos of Montreal Gardens posted on http://allaboutlemon.wordpress.com are too fantastic to miss.

allaboutlemon-All Around, In, And Out Of My Own Universe

Montreal Gardens

Can you imagine the maintenance?  Wow!

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