Twoku: Dark damp day / gloomy but better / for working.
Twoku: Dawn kissed sky / for all to see ’til / it blushed pink.
Twoku: Sunlit field / beckons from beyond / the shadow.
Twoku: Free manure / tempted, but forgot / my shovel.
Changed from “…tastes sweeter” to “…is sweeter.” Original: Nearing end / the wrinkled basil / tastes sweeter.
Twoku: Running wild / seed asparagus / next year’s crop.
Twoku: Roadside cart / fresh produce to buy / with honor.
Twoku: Red rose glows / glistening in gloom / as rain comes.
Twoku: The day dawns damply / Earth drinks again, then sun breaks / through and scatters clouds.
Twoku: Flower closed / at dusk, awaiting / sun’s return.
Twoku: Stump in clearing lit / by light it never gave leave / to pass its branches. Honestly, I love this second version – the “twoku” for this one –…
Twoku: Worm, why leave / dirt sanctuary / for hot rock?
Twoku: Lilies left / the stems bare, bereft / crestfallen. Threeku: Lilies gone / startled stems standing / left alone. Fourku: Day lilies / flowers now fallen / had their…