silent carillon
poisonous pale perfection
of sweet-scented bells
a green leaf in snow and ice
waving goodbye to winter

Kim M. Russell, 2017

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My response to Carpe Diem #1281 Suzuran (Lily of the Valley)

Today we have a classical kigo from an episode first posted in July 2015.  Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a tanka inspired by Suzuran (Lily of the Valley).

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