Sapling

This is a tanka for Chèvrefeuille’s latest haiku challenge, and the theme is changing. When I wrote this, I was thinking of growth — changing from weak to strong.

support for growing
strengthening sapling tree’s trunk
never meant to stay:

you can stand straight on your own,
even when branches’ leaves sway

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One thought on “Sapling

  1. An orchard is hard work. One home I lived in had crab apples. Most of the fruit was unusable one it fell and the bugs got to the fruit. But one year we did make fresh applesauce! 🙂

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