My Lucky Tea

blossoming plum trees
eclipsing lunar mountains
petals in my tea

blossoming plum trees
soaked by a rain-filled breeze
an April wedding

eclipsing lunar mountains
streaked with  morning
a blood orange sun

petals in my tea
pink ships on the horizon
delectable dream

Kim M. Russell, 29th July 2018

Image result for blossoming plum trees eclipsing lunar mountains petals in my tea
Ohara Koson, ‘Flowering plum and moon’ – image found on Pinterest

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

This weekend’s  meditation is a Troiku Challenge, in which we have two haiku to work with: first we have to create a so-called fusion haiku and then create a Troiku from that fusion haiku.

The two haiku are by Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828):

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)

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15 thoughts on “My Lucky Tea

  1. I really like the fusion and then the troiku – and the image of tea and petals and dreams floating … it’s all very lovely and sets this lovely little scene in my head – very zen/fusion and I feel a great sense of calm reading this – as well as the delicious promise of hope for dreams to come 🙂

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