General Poetry posted December 28, 2017

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5-7-5 on the Cherry Blossom


by June Sargent

Though season is short -
Her beauty lives forever
in a poet's heart

5-7-5 A Flower writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a 5-7-5 about ONE type of flower.
Plural is OK.

Cherry Blossoms in Japan are painstakingly painted. They are obsessed over in poems. Because their season lasts only a couple of weeks, they have become a symbol of the transience of life, death and rebirth.
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