Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Bright flowers engulfed the slopes

                                                                                                    Author : Alpsdake
Image; Mount Haku from Ookura Ridge
(Hakusan from Ookuraone) (here)

                                                                    Attribution: Alvesgaspar
Image: Colorful Morning Glory (here)

Mount Haku stood strong
Bright flowers engulfed the slopes
Asked for consideration
Morning glory sought refuge
Happy to be among friends

Retention of life
Birth place of famed Chiyo-ni
Set for nature's best

Lavender colored
Rapport with fencing support
Striving for the sky

Note: Famed female haiku poet Chiyo-Ni was 
most known for her haiku on Morning Glory

Chev's Carpe Diem #1159 Matto,
birthplace of Chiyo-Ni
Marian's at Real Toad's -  the tuesday platform

16 comments:

  1. Nice! I'm sure they add to the vivid colors.

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  2. Great imagination Hank and always a pleasure to read.

    Yvonne.

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  3. This is a rel mind blower. It's like I had to climb a tanka to view haiku... now look at the picture.

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  4. pretty picture of the slopes covered with flowers...

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  5. Beautiful sense of flowers.. when winter still is here I love it.

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  6. So bright and full of colour, Hank!

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  7. A real tribute and honour for Chiyo-Ni...love that first verse, setting the stage for the best is yet to come ...great read, Hank!

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  8. Oh... those morning glories. This is really well done, I like it a lot.

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  9. Striving to reach new heights, while covered in colorful lights

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  10. Love the tanka, and haiku. They made me smile.

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  11. I like how your first line and last merge and complete the image in my mind.

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