seeing potential ~ haiku

even an old man
has New Year’s eyes…
cherry blossoms
Issa

seeing potential
in arrival of new year
even in old age

The prompt for Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #85 Photo-shopping haiku – cherry blossoms is to “photo-shop” or remake a haiku by Kobayashi Issa (above in blue), by making a minor edit. I had a hard time stopping at “minor.”

Image source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Old Man Who Made Blossoms Bloom, by Sonsai Kōitsu

 

5 thoughts on “seeing potential ~ haiku

  1. Nice Ken, you stayed in the vision of hope without the cherry blossom as metaphor. Bravo, well done
    Thanks for dropping by to read mine

    Much🌸love

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