“Chrysanthemum”, a Tanka for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai….

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Over at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, the prompt #20 was “Chrysanthemum”.  This is a flower of Autumn, but also a kigo word for Winter.

My submission:

The Chrysanthemum-

Explosion in different hues

Cushion for the bees.

Perfume the Autumn garden

Desired by the chickens.

Jane Kohut-Bartels

Copyrighted, 2016

 

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4 Responses to ““Chrysanthemum”, a Tanka for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai….”

  1. kim881 Says:

    I like the idea of a colourful cushion for the bees, Jane!

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  2. ladynyo Says:

    thanks kim. I’m probably going to sit out poetry groups for a while. want to finish a novel (Kimono) that is supposed to be published this spring. We will see.

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  3. kim881 Says:

    Kimono sounds interesting!

    Like

  4. ladynyo Says:

    It’s a long novel, 8 years in the writing….I would like to publish it before I die.

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