Petals on a wet, black bough

I continue to work on my haiku project. Finding ‘petals on wet, black boughs’ is proving difficult. Above, this week’s selection of ‘leaves on dark backgrounds.’ It is, after all, not necessary to be literal. I can call on poetic license, can I not? Click any image to see them all enlarged.

Here is Pound’s original haiku:

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Adam Isler


One thought on “Petals on a wet, black bough”

  1. The second photo is great. If the water could be black (like a pool of oil) it might look cool too. Another literal take on the haiku.

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