Haiku : spring

spring blossom budding
lull afore desert’s dog days
nature ablooming

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Spring is a very short season here before the summer heat hits. In a few weeks what passes as winter’s cold leaves us with spring dropping by to say hello before heralding in the blasting furnace winds of our desert summer.  I love spring.



Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #23 Kamishibai, the art of story telling
A haibun and haiku for Panneman’s springtime challenge.  Not sure if my haiku counts as a classical haiku as the flip is in the middle instead of at the end.  Ah well, I really wanted to finish with “ablooming” as I hope to see some flowers soon.  I do want to practice haibun’s more — short one paragraph lyrical prose — as I hope to do a haibun project this summer.

Weekend Writing Prompt #45 – Spring
Sammi Cox
Poetry Challenge – Write a poem in no more than 10 lines that including these words

  • spring
  • blossom
  • bud
  • nature
  • bloom

Note:  used “ablooming” which is a form of the verb “bloom” used in Victorian poetry

sunflower photograph by ©2017 M. LaFreniere, all rights reserved