Nature's spring smile

trees haloed in pink

sweet fragrances tease the air

luminous moments

Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #131 (3/22/20): first [cherry] blossoms* (hatsu hana) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

This week, let’s ease our anxious minds and appreciate a classic Spring kigo, first [cherry] blossoms* (hatsu hana).

Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that states or alludes to first [cherry] blossoms (hatsu hana). – Frank Tassone

-Eugenia

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  1. Incredibly lovely! 🙂

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  2. I’d forgotten the fragrance. Thank you for reminding me 🙂

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  3. Oh I love it all, but the 1st line is my fave, followed by the ending 🙂

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  4. Ahhh Love the middle line

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  5. Enjoying your blossoms Eugenia, as I listening to my music in my courtyard..

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  6. Nailed it, as the kids say!

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  7. Beautiful, the Cherry Blossoms are lovely!

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  8. I can smell the blossoms from here. 🙂 Beautiful!

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  9. I love cherry blossoms and your poem is just as beautiful as they are, Eugenia! Love this! ☺️🌸

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  10. Beautiful Haiku, Eugenia🙏Clean Pawkisses for a Happy Monday. Stay Safe, Healthy and Yourselfie🐾😽💞

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  11. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:

    #Haiku Happenings #1 (3/23/20): Eugenia’s latest haiku for my current #haikai challenge!

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  12. A beautiful reception for the new season! Cheers!💕☕️☕️🎶

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  13. Eugenia,

    I don’t know about pink haloing the trees but I did spy a red bud in our backyard beginning to show. I haven’t been out except to get the mail or take the trash to the curb for the past couple of weeks so I’m not sure what the great big world behind my yard holds. I will get a break today as I venture out to see my neurologist. 🙂 Be safe and healthy, my dear. xx

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    • There is a tree outside our balcony that is covered in pink buds. In a couple of days, it will be glorious. I’ll try to get a decent photo with my phone. I don’t have a big girl camera! 😄 Stay safe and well.

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  14. So very beautiful.

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