Carpe Diem Special *Lolly’s “spring tidings” *

Our inspiration on Carpe Diem Special this week is a tanka, written by a wonderful haiku poetess Laura Williams a.k.a. Lolly of Lovely Things:

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spring tidings …
a message of the flowers
to decipher
a secret little alphabet
that begins with a bee

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Here’ s my attempt to stay close to the same mood and spirit:

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growing older
with each new blossom
even a bumblebee

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

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Līgo Haibun Challenge – Word Prompt

With another Friday the time has come again for a new Līgo Haibun Challenge. Welcome everyone! Thank you for being a part of writing and discovering the art of haibun together. We apologise for the recent hiccups – it’ s a promise that all your haibun will be read. As we are starting a new Booksellers/Publishers company right now, it is eating up pretty much of the time.

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Back to this week’ s challenge – it is turn for Word Prompt again, and the words to inspire you are :

Sword

OR

Blossom

As always, choose one for your haibun. Let your imagination flow and don’t forget to add your haibun to the Inlinkz collection, please!