Bill Waters ~~ Haiku

Haiku + Tanka, Haibun, Rengay, Shahai, & More

Petal by petal

petal by petal

this withered tulip . . .

I too let fall

some of the things

that no longer matter


Published in the spring/summer edition of Ribbons, the journal of the Tanka Society of America, July 2015.

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  1. Gary Waters on said:

    That, I believe, is called maturity. . .

    Live in the moment, Bill.

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