Lilacs in full bloom
On the roadside scent is lost
Far from their homeland
Also a gorgeous haiku.. abundant imagery, emotion… Stellar…
When I first experienced the scent of the lilacs when I was student in the US, I felt as if I had been sliding into a different world. A few years ago I found lilacs planted alongside the sidewalk here. Since then I’ve noticed them fully in bloom in spring, but no scent was felt. They lost their full quality to me.
And, I don’t even like lilacs…
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