“They’re the cause”.
This story is about the fragrance of flowers that can make one want to leave the room, and easily put them in a bad mood. Aroma can cause discomfort too, esp. strong fragrances. Just like how a few people are chemical intolerant and a few others are allergic to pollens, there is a set of people for whom the fragrance of flowers can trigger severe headaches to migraines.
Yeah, flowers are pretty but painful. Their softness can hurt too!
Credits & Footnote
In response to Shweta’s ‘6WSP #98’ – ‘Flowers’.
colourful curlicue charm
Credits & Footnote
In response to ‘Eugi’s Weekly Prompt’ – Petals.
Photo by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay.
magician strolls sky
exotic garden of night
bosom of moon blossoms bloom
nocturnal love glows in dark
This is my first attempt at writing a Tanka.
➟ Tanka – Brief History
Tanka (a poetic form with 5/7/5/7/7 syllables) poems are ideal dictions of intimate and deep emotions and act as secret letters expressing love, gratitude, self-reflection, or desire. Unlike haiku, Tanka lets ample visualization with the use of metaphors, personifications, and similes.
For her, arrival of spring is just perpetual reminiscence of fall; that fall when those rose petal bookmarks stayed afresh.
This tiny tale is written from the perspective of someone experiencing heartbreak.
Inspired by Bulbul’s ‘Twenty-Words Tuesday’ prompt – spring.
— Rain —
divine elixir drips down
the cup of universe fills
sip of ecstasy
— Honeybees —
sip of flowerbed nectar
busy chores proceed in spring
amidst queen cup fight
— Coffee —
war heroes’ lost lives
flower shower hailed in grave
aimed at blooming peace
I had two different interpretations of this senryu. Continue reading
In your colours, we see love!
In your beauty, we make poems!
In your elegance, we paint art!
In your fragrance, we offer prayers!