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6.2 (s) meiyo aru botan / haikai 36 | Jules Longer Strands of Gems

#Haiku Happenings #11: Jules’ latest #renga soliloquy for my current #haikai Challenge!

meiyo aru botan

unwilling to wait
Empress Wu Zetian wanted
spring blooms in winter

only Peony would not –
thus banished from Wu’s gardens

safe from wrath, late spring
Peony flourishes with
honor in Luoyang

©J/h
— Read on juleslongerstrandsofgems.wordpress.com/2018/06/02/6-2-s-meiyo-aru-botan-haikai-36/

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