Spring

Swinging from the family tree
Learning that the mystery
Isn’t what we have to know
But the joy when we let go.


Text: Linked to dVerse Poetics where Lillian is hosting with the theme of spring.  Of the photos she provided for inspiration, I was thinking of the one with the two children swinging from a tree. The form of this poem is a tanaga.  I will feature it on Thursday.

Photos: “Bird in Tree”, above, and the swing Lillian features, middle, and “Somewhere in Colorado Springs”, below.

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Somewhere in Colorado Springs

Notions of Shadow and Light

When bright flowers bloom in Spring
Anxiousness leaves everything.
Now the light is safe to see.
Shadows seem like history.


Text: This is an example of the tanaga form.  I will be featuring this form on Thursday at the dVerse Meeting the Bar at 3PM EST.

Photos: “Shadow and Light”, above, and “Shadow, Green and Red”, below, I’m linking to K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge with theme “notions of shadow and light”.

 

Shadow, Green and Red