Gathering flowersAction filled with emotionBouquet from the heart.Wild flowers or green house onesThey reveal our inner selves. The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form.
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Soft curling petalsDelicate and beautifulShining in the sun.
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “roc.” Find a word with “roc” in it or use it as a word all by itself. Enjoy! On a verse in the Mahabharata It is afternoon, we are sitting in our verandah and reading. Our verandah is enclosed and the roof is a slanting one. In… Continue reading #SoCS May 22, 2021
What would life be like without fragrances to touch the heart? Flowers of the Parijatha tree in our garden make the night air fragrant. The champaka flowers from our neighbour’s garden add their fragrance to our mornings. We have coconut trees in our garden. We get coconuts plucked at least three times a year. They… Continue reading To smell the things of Earth
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It views just one daySharing its beauty and joyLife of a flower . This small wild flower blooms in our garden. Some days there are many flowers, today there was just one. It reminded me of the prompt words. By afternoon it folds into itself.
The Champaka (Magnolia Champaca) tree in our neighbour’s garden is blooming once again. In our language, Kannada, we call the flower, sampige. Here, yellow flowers are more common than the off-white ones. They are beautiful and very fragrant. Some people find the smell a little too much to bear. But I like them. When I… Continue reading Fragrance of flowers (Slice of Life)
VIOLET – this violet coloured balsam flower blooms during the rainy season by our hillsides. “Flowers don’t worry about how the’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” ~Jim Carrey