Apricot tree

blossom
pink, fragrant, slow
to open, swift to fall,
look – baby apricots, green, there
so soon.

 

Thank you Adelaide Crapsey for this neat little form – I am no haiku queen, but this is a great alternative for one breath poetry.

2 Responses to Apricot tree

  1. Pingback: Aspirations of armadillos | Sally J Blackmore's Blog

  2. zumpoems says:

    Wonderfully, Japanese-like sensibility in this beautiful cinquain.

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