Monday, April 23, 2007

The Greening Earth



A red-winged blackbird
sits atop a red-twigged tree
near the water's edge.

The reflection of
last autumn's cattails wavers
through spring's bright algae.

Cloud-mottled gray sky
falls like rain. The mist rises
from the greening earth.

The Greening Earth haiku, by Aisling, April 23, 2007
photo by Aisling, April 23, 2007... a pansy with her rain-washed face

4 comments:

L.L. Barkat said...

What a beautiful dew-laden flower. What a lovely poem to quench my thirst.

Aisling said...

Thank you! Best of all, it was a true story! :)

Nan said...

Beautiful poem, beautiful flower- beautifully described.

Aisling said...

Nan, Thank you so much!