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Three in French

du jour au crépuscule . . .
la fragrance des lilas

day to dusk . . .
fragrance of lilacs

rien qu’une benne à ordures
et cette azalée radieuse
s’épanouissant à côté

nothing but a dumpster
and that brilliant azalea
blooming beside it

la camionnette de crème glacée —
ils abandonnent leur château
à la marée

ice cream truck —
they abandon their castle
to the tide

Published in the French/English haiku database Temps Libres (, May 2020. Translation by Serge Tomé.

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  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #1 (5/9/20): Bill Waters’ latest haiku!


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