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Tiring the heart--
mountains and ocean
too much beauty

---Santōka
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azaleas still
unfolding the colour of
turmeric and saffron

Photo Azaleas Richmond Park by Sibisson

2 comments:

Alan Summers said...

Is this an allusion to Persian cooking, and if so, can you show the recipe?

Alan

David said...

ummmmm not really Alan. I think I was trying to find a sensuous way to describing the azaleas, I love the colours of tumeric and saffron
and the rich consonants and vowles of the names.