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Under the Sakura Tree

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Under the Sakura Tree

sipping saki under the sakura tree. . . a haiku blossoms Note: Drinking and eating under a blooming cherry tree (Sakura) is a century old custom in Japan. As a result, "flowers" in haiku came to be known as "cherry blossoms."

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  1. Date: 5/2/2013 9:03:00 AM

    Interesting with what the Japanese meanings are. Congrats on this contest. love phyl

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:34:00 AM

    Beautifully done. Congrats. Rick

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 1:45:00 PM

    A MUCH deserved beautiful win Andrea

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 4:59:00 AM

    Great win Andrea. Big congrats!

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 3:15:00 AM

    Another great win with a grand peom..... Congrats Andrea.... xx

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 6:47:00 PM

    Hello Andrea, a very sweet and lovely win :-) Congratulations in Susan's "Cherry Blossom Haiku" contest. Your poem is awesome with imagery. always & forever-LINDA

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 5:35:00 PM

    I knew I would see this as a winner Andrea. I am honored to be included in this wonderful group of haiku winners.Your's was exceptional! Kudos!

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 11:21:00 AM

    Lovely and Beautiful piece,Andrea...Congrats on your superb win..

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 10:44:00 AM

    nice, Andrea, a little alliteration to boot. I've read some haiku inspired by a little too much saki. This one is nice.

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 1:01:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win, Andrea. Very beautiful... David

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:58:00 PM

    Andrea, I've been away from the computer for the weekend and this Haiku is the first thing I had the opportunity to read. What a treat! Congratulations, RAY

    Dillard Avatar Ray Dillard Date: 4/21/2013 10:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I forgot to tell you to save me some of that saki! RD
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 1:14:00 PM

    Andrea this is a wonderful Hakiu. Congratulation on your big win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 10:07:00 AM

    And no, you've never asked about why I use the face paint, but we have talked about both being part Cherokee. I can tell...your cheekbones and dark complexion give it away.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 10:03:00 AM

    Congrats on the big win, Andrea! Of course it won....it's one of the coolest haikus I've ever seen.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 7:56:00 AM

    Big hearty congratulations on your super win my dear friend Andrea! I really love your great haiku. Hugs & cheers! Love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 2:24:00 AM

    Very beautiful! Congrats on the win Andrea.

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 1:24:00 AM

    Hi and many congrats to you too Andy xx

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 1:18:00 AM

    A lovely image and excellent write! Congrats on a well deserved win!

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 11:44:00 PM

    Love this image Andrea you painted so well. Congrats on your 1st place win! well deserved and Thank You for stopping by and giving your congrats meant a lot. Hugs

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 11:01:00 PM

    Lovely haiku Andrea - I love the scene.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 10:32:00 PM

    Pretty haiku Andrea congrats! J

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 7:37:00 PM

    I knew this was a winner!!! (whew...I barely made the list in this one.....lol !!)

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 7:08:00 PM

    Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 5:09:00 PM

    congrats on a great win Andrea...

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 1:27:00 PM

    Awesome, love learning things too! Great job AD!

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 1:20:00 PM

    Really it's your intelligence's excellency. Loved much because it's perhaps first one. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:42:00 PM

    Wonderful wit Andrea! This is something special metaphorically. I like to think that some downtime for the brain leads to creativity. You have created a beautiful space for just that which I shall use when I need to relax a bit. Relaxing is something I find hard to do so I need all the help from you I can get!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 3:07:00 AM

    Oh yes Andrea! thank you also for the information you provided. Many don't enjoy haiku, but I think it is because they don't understand it that well. It is beautiful art within a poem!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 11:25:00 PM

    dear Andrea Hi, this one is so beautiful... I cannot find your contest in the contest list. am I too late????

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:59:00 PM

    very clever...nice write Andrea...hugs

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