gogyohka for cherry blossom

A gogyohka for Frank Tassone’s weekly haikai challenge.

last of plum blossom

loveliest of trees

the cherry was

but now that all are greening leafy bright

the tree that holds a blackbird

is the one I’d choose

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

20 thoughts on “gogyohka for cherry blossom”

    1. It’s a terrible unfocused photo, but it’s the last bit of plum blossom (I cheated) that’s left. This new phone is a fancy one but the camera isn’t as good as the old one.
      I don’t see many hen blackbirds at present. They’re too busy getting the home together. The cocks are everywhere though, strolling about as if there were no restrictions….

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