Haiku 8

Spring has arrived on the East Coast. I took these shots the other day. I loved the red of the Bottlebrush against the green of the foliage, and the other colours in some kind of an Air plant – not sure what it is.

Nature’s eyes open
A breaking dawn
A new world appears

 

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About Don

I love life. Sometimes it makes sense, other times not. Discerning its underlying patterns and beauty always provides great reward and meaning and is a passion I ineptly follow. I feel deeply attached to nature and love the sea with its distinct moods and colour and find walking along its beaches wonderfully inspiring. Writing, sketching and photography is a sheer joy for me and the blog is one of the places I am able to express these pursuits.
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16 Responses to Haiku 8

  1. Hi Don, Beautiful post. Happy Spring, Ellen

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  2. ladyfi says:

    A beautiful post!

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  3. Annerie Witting says:

    Love it!

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  4. nrhatch says:

    Beautiful post and poem . . . we see a “new world” whenever we OPEN our eyes. 😯

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  5. snowbirdpress says:

    I love the red of the bottlebrush…. It’s new to me and interesting. Some friends of mine have several air plants but I haven’t seen blossoms on them yet.

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    • Don says:

      I call it an air plant because it grows exactly like one. Not fully sure about it, but I love the flower it gives, a kind of a flower within a flower. Nice to know you enjoyed the bottlebrush. Thanks for your comment.

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  6. Love these colours! I’ve posted a photo of a similar flower that I found yesterday and hoping someone can tell me what it is 🙂

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  7. lyn Stephenson says:

    Hi Don, there is nothing like nature to inspire the poet. How good it would be if humanity was as naturally inclined to open its eyes to a forever revealing new world.

    We have a similar air plant in our garden and Peter thinks its a ‘Tillandsia’, if it matters….”a rose by any other name…..”

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  8. Don says:

    Lyn, that’s very interesting. Thanks for the name of that flower.It’s always good to know the names. You’re right, nothing like nature to inspire. Thank you for your comment.

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  9. your haiku is a beautiful ode to Spring. We are beginning autumn up here and it too has its beauty and colours. walk in beauty.

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    • Don says:

      Your Autumns are beautiful. I’ve had the privilege of sharing one and it was wonderful. The colours were breathtaking. Thank you for your comment and for following the blog.

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