After Seeing Cherry Blossoms for the First Time

Deep breath in
Rest on branch worn smooth
Pollen covers face
Buds on trunk
Hope thwarts blight every time
Moment–now photo

Notice
“Selfie”
Sticks

Extend arm
Perfect
Shot


Created to celebrate National Poetry Writing Month and link two poetry forms for today’s B&P’s Shardoma and Beyond. The first section is a shardoma which is followed by two Bakers Street. I wrote it after I visited the cherry blossoms in D.C. for the first time.

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