Tuesday, March 29, 2022

SOL 29/31: An Illustrated Haiku

Come join me for a three-line haiku, 

illustrated with three photos near our library, 

only three more days to the end of March. 

New blossoms beckon

curbside pause invigorates

soul revels in pink. 

-Ramona Behnke

When I picked up my husband at the Park & Ride on Monday, I glanced at my phone to stop my podcast. It was, honest to goodness, 3:33! He never comes home this early, but he had at home tasks calling today and I received another fun connection for my post.

This is my eleventh year of participating in the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. This year I'll be mining my memories (some of the time) for stories to share. Some of the time I'll be writing numerical slices. I didn't know this would happen.


  1. What a beautiful poem to capture a a beautiful image. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom where I live, too! We've been walking our dog to Cherry Blossom Road, as we call it in the spring, because both sides of the street are lined with trees blossoming right now and it's so beautiful.

  2. Beautiful poem and pictures to match! Spring is here!

  3. I love the haiku and the pictures to match.

  4. ThelifeofamomteacherandwifeMarch 29, 2022 at 11:46 AM

    I love cherry blossoms and you captured this with your poem! Brings me back to my college dorm where there was a cherry blossom outside my window. Thanks for the memory.

  5. Absolutely beautiful words and photographs!year I love this time of year!

    1. Not sure how I got an extra "year" in there. I guess it's the thought that counts?

  6. Very clever ... we were in NC and VA this weekend the trees were in bloom. No where near here in MA. So beautiful.

  7. Lovely poem, those blossoms are magnificent, such a herald of spring and a great series of three's!

  8. SPRING!!!!! Thank you! I needed some PINK today!