Saturday, October 11, 2014

J M Blackman Week 120: The Wind & The Tree

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J.M. Blackman’s Picture Choice: 2

Title: The Wind & The Tree

She was the wind, quick,
and easy to slip through fingers.
He, the tree: steady.

But they always met
when the cherry blossoms fell:
soft touches and sighs.

Their love could not last,
but its brevity: beauty.
and its strength: fable.


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J.M. Blackman is a Language Arts teacheri and a feminist. She endeavors to review nearly everything she reads and is a happy wife. She's a SFF enthusiast, loves dark humor, and has an unhealthy need to protect the image of Batman.



  1. Love this. Got so much depth in such concise writing!

  2. Oh! Fantastic Haiku! The form is so true to the Japanese. Beautiful