Near a shrine in Japan he'd swept the path
and then placed camellia blossoms there.

Or -- we had no way of knowing -- he'd swept the path
between fallen camellias.

by Carol Snow

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Comments (8)

Nice! Evokes that quality of Japan and Japanese culture that some of us are really drawn to.
smooth poem but with depth. Thank you
It makes a mockery of poetry. It's drivel from the lips of vanity.
I like this......Thank you: -)
The depth is surprisingly huges if you start really to think........... about the - after all - not at all simple words you wrote. elliedaphnevanstralen dot com
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