Haiku Carpe Diem Special #26, Onitsura’s Camellia

Today is the second Carpe Diem Special of this month with the prompt being Onitsura’s Camellia:

mizu irete hachi ni uketaru tsubaki kana

putting in the water
the vase received
the camellia

Just one Haiku for the pot today…

Camelia Teapot

steeped in tradition
the camellia blossoms
whilst the tea brews

Please leave a comment before you leaf.

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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23 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem Special #26, Onitsura’s Camellia

  1. kz says:

    what a pretty pot and haiku ^^
    steeped in tradition — i like that line..

  2. I think this haiku is too steep for me!

    Onitsura’s Vase

  3. I love the way your mind works….beautiful haiku, and wry at the same time

  4. JazzBumpa says:

    love the word play
    also a nice haiku
    damn, you’re good

    Cheers!
    JzB

  5. Such a lovely traditional pot, and lovely fragrant haiku.

  6. WabiSabi says:

    You never disappoint JRB. I suspect you would pour a mean cup of traditional camellia tea, perfectly brewed!

  7. yepiratehere says:

    Very nice ‘opposites’ there, a good touch, with the tea ready at the end…

  8. I share your beleaf in a good cuppa 😉 great haiku.

  9. Maggie says:

    Joyfully lovely!

  10. This created a beautiful “tea mood” for me 🙂 – time to make a cup and enjoy – like did your haiku.

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