back to the root

My poem, a troiku, is based on this haiku by Matsuo Basho:

falling to the ground
a flower closer to the root
bidding farewell

©Basho trans. by Jane Reichhold

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Troiku:

falling to the ground
changed colours of autumn
floating to the earth

a flower closer to the root
touching its origin
begins a new journey

bidding farewell
sadness mingles with
memories on the breeze

©2017 Ontheland

~

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #5 Troiku

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