Tagged: cherry blossoms

beneath the cotton

beneath the cotton
candy kanzan blossoms, we
find ourselves and each

other, faces painted in sun
and shadows, a fresh camouflage
.
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forty-two days in-

every spring, dreaming

a matter of chance –

in silver springs, the

in silver springs, the
cherry blossoms are in bloom,
you pass this message

over the phone this afternoon,
joy blossoming with each word
.
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caught in the pink neck

we know the cherry

we know the cherry
blossoms
are out, the same way
we know the wedding

is postponed, the taxes won’t
do themselves, it is april
.
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the photos of you

the photos of you
sitting underneath the cherry
blossoms are long gone –

in its place, displacement, far-
sickness, and a whole lot of pink
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: displacement

when the litter of

when the litter of
spring blossoms crosses canal
street in late April,
a petal or two will stray
into side alleys, searching
for the real chinatown
.
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springs’ sleigh bells

springs’ sleigh bells
have sprung
jingling
in the wind’s expert
grip, leaning
towards that
full symphony
.
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