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Tiring the heart--
mountains and ocean
too much beauty

---Santōka
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.
over the nettles
where I know I just can't go
Orange-tip butterfly

Orange-tip butterfly:
http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/wildlifegarden/atoz/o/orangetipbutterfly.aspx


Alan Summers
http://area17.blogspot.com
http://www.bathjapanesefestival.com

7 comments:

David said...

Great haiku Alan. Love it!

Dennis Tomlinson said...

A great haiku with a sense of yearning.

Alan Summers said...

Thank you! It's fresh off the riverside walk along the River Avon at Bradford on Avon.

Once I saw, I started to see lots more, but that first got me. ;-)

Alan
Area 17
Bath Japanese Festival
.

Vida said...

beautiful!

John McDonald said...

excellent
john

Kelly M. said...

touch, color, a bit of trepidation -- wonderful haiku, Alan!

Pearl said...

lovely vivid feeling and contrasting colors and textures.