Lilacs in full bloom

Lilacs in full bloom

On the roadside scent is lost

Far from their homeland

About AshiAkira

AshiAkira. Author of Haiku Poems and Haiku Poems II( Old resident of Tokyo.
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3 Responses to Lilacs in full bloom

  1. gigoid says:

    Also a gorgeous haiku.. abundant imagery, emotion… Stellar…


    • AshiAkira says:

      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.

  2. gigoid says:

    And, I don’t even like lilacs…


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