"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Haiku Touch of Spring



the melting winter
waters sleeping daffodils
spring rocks the cradle

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 robin melody
nature sings the song of spring
winter breathes a sigh

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 lilacs tease the air
with their delicate perfume
the bouquet of spring


©Susie Clevenger 2012
1st Photograph: Favim
2nd Photograph: Anne Cook
3rd Photograph: Photobucket
Real Toads Haiku

11 comments :

Bodhirose said...

Ah, spring...it's my favorite time of year and you described it so beautifully...love these haiku.

Kerry O'Connor said...

Each is a promise of scents and sounds to come. Very well done.

Lolamouse said...

Oh, you set the bar high! I haven't written mine yet. These are beautiful!

Other Mary said...

Oh, these all rock, but I really love the first one! Wow! Great images to go with them too.

Other Mary said...

(Oh, and I just love your blog name, lol)

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Susie, these are so beautiful.......I especially love the robin poem.

Mary said...

Oh your beautiful haiku and photos give me spring fever

Herotomost said...

mmmmmm....lilacs. The olfactory ones get me everytime. The challenge embraced you today.

Grace said...

Very well done ~

I love the nature touches in your words ~

Grace O'Malley said...

Very nice!

My only quibble, because I am no fun whatsoever, is that your lilac haiku lacked a cut or juxtaposition (to my biased eyes).

Your delicate verses perfectly evoke the implacable spring!

Anonymous said...

Awesome!

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