MY LUCKY TEA

tonight’s moon–
how many mountains resemble
the ones back home?

going outside
plum blossoms dive in…
my lucky tea

© Kobayashi Issa (Tr. David G. Lanoue)

my lucky tea

from ancient mountains
silky confetti
in my teacup

from ancient mountains
sake traditions
passed through the generations

silky confetti –
soft cherry blossoms
between my fingers

in my teacup
castoffs from twisted branches –
sakura droplets

troiku

Response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #43 Troiku Challenge: My Lucky Tea 

 

12 thoughts on “MY LUCKY TEA

  1. Wonderful fusion and then troiku Dorna! Wow – it’s really a lovely new image you’ve painted and it’s just a lovely scene/story that follows with the troiku! and droplets definitely is a better choice – adds just the right touch of softness so essential for petals!

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