#Haikai Challenge #84 (5/5/19): trees newly green (shinju) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

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Hope you enjoyed your blossom haze, haijin! Congratulations to last week’s contributors:

Haikai Challenge Participants

1. Tessa
2. Isabel Caves
3. Janice
4. Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr
5. Jules
6. Helene Vaillant
7. Leyda Bien
8. Xenia Tran
9. Deborah
10. Pat R
11. Revived Writer
12. Linda Lee Lyberg

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May has arrived. But to the New York Metropolitan area, it’s still April, judging from the weather. Rain has fallen since yesterday evening. So much for “April showers bring May flowers!”

Still, the sudden growth has been spectacular. I performed some service on my lawn tractor last week, because the grass needs a trim already! And seemingly overnight, the budding trees have grown their canopies.

Therefore, this week’s kigo seems apt: trees newly green (shinju).

Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga…

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Published by Henrietta Watson

Hello my name is Henrietta Watson. I am a mother of a 30 year old daughter and a 23 year old son. I also have a 5 year old granddaughter and a 3 year old granddaughter.I am a Security Officer. I also write short stories, blogs and poems. I like cooking,grilling,fishing,skating,playing billiards,going out to eat and going to see movies.

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