Burning Yellow Haiku

in #haiku3 months ago

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stretch your arms around
my frail body and let
me bloom beautiful

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fold your dull fingers
in mine so that we can bloom
together again

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burst into yellow
flames — consume me tenderly
as we spread our seed


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see my soul bleed youth
as I dwell deeper in you
in search of beauty

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feel my fingers scratch
the surface of your petals
yellow stains for good

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hold my hand as I
descend to oblivion
to never return


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tell me everything
will be yellow again in
the spring afternoon

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tell me again that
everything will be yellow
after the fire died

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tell me yellow lies
that will burn my old soul clean
so that I might bloom


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bless my soul with your
touch again and again for
I am yearning now

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bless my soul with your
yellow kisses underneath
the burning skyline

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kiss me with petals
of burning yellow sunshine
as you devour me


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pick me a flower
when you think about the life
we have together

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become the flower
that I plant between the cracks
in my broken heart

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heal my broken heart
with your smooth flower-fingers
and kiss me away


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Postscriptum, or Again They Bloom/Burn

The flowers are blooming once more in the afternoon summer sun. Between the partial cloud covering, some rays of sunshine came through to warm my skin and the flowers. I could not help but write some poetry about these wonderful flowers that feel like the sun, the yellow flames, almost as if they are about to burst. That was how I felt with the poetry locked inside of me. I just needed to sit down and write them.

I hope that you enjoyed these rather simple haiku poems. The reader is a co-author, so I hope that you might write and unlock hidden truths in them particular to your situation.

For now, happy reading, and writing, and be safe.

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All of the writings and poems are my own, albeit inspired by the beautiful flowers. The photographs are also my own, taken with my Nikon D300.