Masquerade

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Above is a photo I took yesterday of a curious sign of life on our dormant Full Moon Maple Tree. Below is a haiku inspired by the photo. Please share a haiku that comes to you as you view the photo. (A traditional haiku is 3 lines: 5 syllables, 7 syllables and 5 syllables.) Below the haiku, is another view of the greenery on the maple tree.

A mobile leaf greens

Its way up a barren twig:

Glorious masquerade.

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9 Responses to Masquerade

  1. John a Van ness says:

    The fallen leaf
    Reborn- Transformed
    Ascends to it’s Maker’s Throne

    You are dearly missed my friend.
    John

  2. David Styers says:

    Plant or animal
    Or does it matter at all
    Simply beautiful

  3. Lisa Loudermilk says:

    Open, please, open!
    So we all can Spring forward.
    Open, we’re hungry!

    :) Thanks for helping root me in the cosmos, Scott.

    • scott says:

      Thank you Lisa!!! Wishing you all the best, deepening roots in the cosmos, and blessings and peace, Scott

  4. jane says:

    I love your photo and hiaku!

  5. Stephanie says:

    Clinging to life branch
    Meditate now . . . and next now?
    Surprise everyone!

  6. Jazz says:

    Having crawled tip top
    Just sit? Spread shield into wings?
    Choice – life altering

    Jazz
    Gorgeous pics, Scott!

  7. Jo Virgil says:

    Arms grasping, hugging –
    Knowing this path has ended.
    Time to fly away.

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