Hope Haiku and Tanka

By: Cynthia Ann Katon-Alfonso

May 05 2012

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Category: haiku, Tanka


Focal Length:55mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:NIKON D3000

1.   Be patient and wait

There’s a better day coming

Hope is not wasted!


2.   Even the earth waits

For the blossoming of Spring

For fruits ripening

For the early and late rains

A season for everything!

12 comments on “Hope Haiku and Tanka”

  1. Beautifully written and so very true…there is a season for everything! The best one is always shared with the Creator! Loved the Haiku!

  2. There is much truth in so few words, just lovely, Cynthia! xo

  3. wisdom and truth to be found in both of these two poems.
    Ciao, Francina

  4. What would they say ..hmmm that might maybe rely on how we treat plants. I don’t think the daisies will be very happy to speak to us when I think how we used them for the he loves, loves me not proof. when we were teenagers 🙂 You are right we can learn a lot from plants.

  5. now that’s sexy! [ I’m drunk] you want some whisky?

  6. Beautiful Haiku! The image is so breathtaking it almost allows you to smell its freshness and its perfume, a worthy compliment to the beautiful words!

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