City Botanic Gardens Ginko

Here’s last Sunday’s haiku harvest from our ginko around Brisbane’s City Botanic Gardens. It was a rolling Spring day where the only colour that remained certain in the sky was the purple of Jacaranda blossoms.

on the path
crow throws a sideways look
I know! I know!

(Trish Reid)

*

photographing flowers
the eye of a curlew
fills the lens

(Cindy Keong)

fig tree
a quick root
against the wall

(Tiggy Johnson)

*

family picnic
a jacaranda
provides the blanket

(Lyndon Norton)

mangrove forest
passing bikes tremble
the bridge

(Lyne Marshall)

*

river surges
twenty masts
sway in agreement

(Corrie Macdonald)

*

in the flower garden all the names I never learned

(Chris Lynch)

photohgraphy by Cindy Keong

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4 responses to “City Botanic Gardens Ginko

  1. Lee-Anne Davie

    Again, such sensational haiku

  2. Could really sense the ‘passing bikes’….very fine series of poems.

  3. Good stuff! Tiggy warned me she had another 😉 one – bwhahahahaha

  4. Pingback: ginko – a haiku walk « pied hill prawns

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