lotus flower – – haiku

ancient pond

a lotus flower opens

with a pop



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Sacred Lotus Flower, Nelumbo Nucifera

Image Credit: T. Voekler, CC BY-SA 3.0

For Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge #93 – Lotus

14 thoughts on “lotus flower – – haiku

  1. Reminds me of the saying that if a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it does it make a sound?
    A vibration unheard but felt – is that sound?

    A delightful surprise in the pond 😉

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    1. I based it on someone’s write up about going on a walk to check up on stories that opening lotus buds could be heard popping open…the write-up was done in such a way that you couldn’t know for sure…it’s not hard to imagine a sound… whether detectable by our ear drums or not 😉 I tried repeatedly to insert the link but it wouldn’t take perhaps because it was on a Facebook page. I landed there through google so perhaps you might find it too …


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