Carpe Diem Theme Week 3 – Watch Birth and Death – April 23, 2016

sprout to fruit
even as these cherries bloom
like snow – petals fall

© G.s.k. ‘16

Carpe Diem Theme Week 3: Magnolia Blossoms, haiku by Soseki Natsume; 4 watch birth and death

watch birth and death:
the lotus has already
opened its flower.

© Soseki Natsume (Tr. Soiku Shigematsu)