She hid under lush leaves of summer hoping to be lost to the gatherer’s touch. Deep inside she watched as gentle fingers lifted pieces to be housed in safety over winter’s time. And snow came. Cold endured by only the strongest. Rain to quench when dry days lingered too long. Finally, she let herself be noticed as sun grew long and earth made way for new growth. Her journey complete, a jubilant wink greeted her summer friend.
rain feeds earth
spirit grows within
Today is a preview, an Early-Bird Prompt for NaPoWriMo, National Poetry Writing Month.
This is a haibun.
What a wonderful start!