Sunday, May 04, 2008

D is for Dogwood

Dancer of the Quill is playing a game and she's making me play because I said I would.

Today's letter is D.

I have included a Haiku because no one liked my last poem; D

Dogwood

Pink, green, Dogwood blooms.
Sunshine streaming in rivers,
Flowing over bark.

12 comments:

  1. Lovely photo.

    Lovely poem.

    Lovely sportsmanship.

    Okay, two out of three isn't bad.

    ;)

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  2. Fine. I'll stop whining and play with good grace=)

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  3. Beautiful dogwood - I wish I could grow it here. I like your Haiku too :)

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  4. Great colors in this one. You captured it well. :)

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  5. Such pretty colors. Glad you are playing along :)

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  6. Lovely picture and a nice poeme !

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  7. Very beautiful shot and lovely haiku!!

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  8. Actually... I LOVED your last poem... I just thought the rules were to "brain tasky" for me... NOT that I don't like a poetic challenge from time to time... I do! Just not yesterday. Or today. But SOMEday I'm going to do one! And I'll invite YOU to read it when I do! LOL! (not that you'll want to...)

    As for today... I love dogwoods and Haiku!

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  9. beautiful dogwood, great idea in the haiku.
    however, i always tend to shorten the verse (5-7-5 is way outdated and too many syllables compared to the haiku in japanese); more important than syllables is the rhythm and the impression the poem leaves

    hope you don't mind if i add my version of your verse:

    dogwood in bloom
    rivers of sunshine
    flow over bark

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  10. It is obvious that I was not very effective in that "making you play" attempt. Feel free to jump back in any time.

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  11. The colors are the emotions expressed in my dreams the subjects paint themselves. Not always are the dreams clear and nice, but reality is also that way. so I do not dwell too long in each.
    Can I link ur poem it gives me a nice dream

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