Haiku For Carpe Diem #294, Ran (orchids)

Carpe Diem has asked us to write haiku for the kigo Ran (orchids).

Whilst I often draw on greek mythology, today I couldn’t go past greek etymology for orchid…



greek orchid
got the sack

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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6 Responses to Haiku For Carpe Diem #294, Ran (orchids)

  1. OK, I looked it up. I never knew that the lovely orchid was so named because it resembled a testicle. Someone’s imagination was running wild!


  2. Look for A Lovely Thing says:

    clever, jrb.


  3. Very clever and brilliant my friend.


  4. That was perfect fun.. love it.


  5. kaykuala says:

    Fun and games of the Greek sources! Chuckles JRB!



  6. Ese' s Voice says:

    You nailed it, JRB! 😀


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