The Renewal of Spring – Two Haiku on Redbud – St. Louis, Missouri

at dusk in the park
purple smudges on branches
the redbuds in bloom

across the city
purple haze on bare branches
the redbud in bloom

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Postscript:

When I presented these on Facebook, in response to some feedback concerning cadence, I came up with the following synthesis:

at dusk in the park
purple haze on bare branches
the redbud in bloom

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