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Poetry Friday is with Bridget at Wee Words for Wee Ones

Poetry Friday is with Bridget at Wee Words for Wee Ones

blooming-on-the-bayou

surprised by red
a glow of Christmas paper
wrapped in a flower

–Margaret Simon

Joining Mary Lee Hahn’s #haikuforhealing.  Read about the project here.

Images help me process and write.  This flower was a complete surprise.  I bought this plant months ago for my deck when we were having guests for the wedding.  I am not a plant person.  And I usually kill them.  But this one has thrived despite my brown thumb, and today, has gifted me with this bright red blossom.  Nature heals.

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satsuma-candle

 

light the lanterns
darkness is trying to win
solstice seeks solace

–Margaret Simon

Mary Lee Hahn calls us poet/bloggers to write a haiku-a-day in December.  #haikuforhealing

For my first haiku, I stole Mary Lee’s last line.  Would someone like to steal my last line and make a new haiku?

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