later the world will
be dressed in black white and grey
but now the sun speaks

luminous, blooming like ripe
kisses from an ancient dream

For Colleen’s tanka challenge this week, using the words late and bloom, and the inspirational photo below.

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30 responses to “Snowflake”

  1. Jodi says :

    OMG. Look how you recreated that scene in a simple yet amazingly complex paper snowflake. Amazing!

    Liked by 3 people

  2. Nicola says :

    Beautiful recreation. Captures the scene perfectly

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Claudia McGill says :

    I sad, ohhhh! When I first saw your snowflake.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Colleen Chesebro says :

    Oh, this is so good!! I have a great visual in my mind from your words. Excellent! ❤

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Jennifer G. Knoblock says :

    “luminous, blooming like ripe
    kisses from an ancient dream”

    so lovely!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. merrildsmith says :

    I love everything about this! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  7. chrisbkm says :

    Wow – that is a gorgeous interpretation of a winter hour!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    This is an extraordinary translation!! Gorgeous!! 😍

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Maysa Rose says :

    So beautiful!!! I love the color of the sky against the white, snow covered trees. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Marje @ Kyrosmagica says :

    Wow beautiful image and Tanka. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Jo Brown says :

    I adore the last line. Well done.

    Liked by 1 person

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