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Tanka for the end of the cold

#Haiku Happenings #2: Jane Dougherty’s latest #tanka for my current #Haikai Challenge!

Jane Dougherty Writes

sun melts its butter
on afternoon fields wind blows
still winter sharp
dig deep into warming earth
plant spring unfold summer

For Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge. An afternoon of gardening, clearing and planting. The smell of violets was overpowering.
I cheated a bit. It isn’t cold at all now, but since Ash Wednesday isn’t a thing in these parts…

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