Haiku: Daffodil

girl sitting on grass smelling white petaled flower
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Harbinger of spring
Hope emerging from darkness
Heaven blooms on earth

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Bloom

woman showing her purple lipstick
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Flowers by themselves
bloom without trying or care
They are all in tune
To grow strong within nature
How else could we truly be?

copyright Francis Barker 2019