April moon – – tanka haibun

It’s six days before Easter. Around the house all traces of snow are gone, replaced by puddles, hints of new green, grey, yellow and brown. Today by the porch, the first tulip tips are peeking from the earth and two roads away, red tree buds are out.

to the east

a torn white wafer

in robin-blue sky

April moon calling

all to rise



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The prompt this week for Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge is Pink Moon, one of the names for April moon, which is waxing to fullness this Friday, 2019’s Good Friday.