Twoku: May’s maple flower / flung so far from mother tree / by uncaring wind. – Haikook
Twoku: Red rose glows / glistening in gloom / as rain comes.
Twoku: Flower closed / at dusk, awaiting / sun’s return.
Twoku: Beheaded / by deer, there will be / no flowers.
Twoku: Lilies left / the stems bare, bereft / crestfallen. Threeku: Lilies gone / startled stems standing / left alone. Fourku: Day lilies / flowers now fallen / had their…
Twoku: Behind its / petals, more beauty / is revealed.
Twoku: Hydrangea / soft blue beacon / dim dusk light.
Twoku: The fallen flower / pulled down by vines, grows again / sun-ward, undeterred.
Twoku: Bud fallen / dies, living only / unopened.
Twoku: Unopened flower / hopes to be as beautiful / as opened neighbor. (The 5-7-5 original version…) NOTE: and yes, there’s a little bug on the bud…bugging his buddy Bud? …