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Under the Sakura Tree

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For Chantelle Anne Cooke's 'Best Haiku Ever Old or New' Contest 
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."

sipping saki under the sakura tree. . . a haiku blossoms For the 'Bite Size poem no.36' Poetry Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 11/12/2022 12:55:00 PM
lovely ~
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Date: 2/19/2022 7:26:00 AM
Wow! Andrea, This is lovely! Congratulations on your win. Have a nice day and weekend-Alexis
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Date: 2/18/2022 1:48:00 PM
This is lovely, Andrea! Congratulations on your win :)
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Date: 6/18/2020 5:26:00 AM
Love the creativity with this haiku dear Andrea. Congratulations on your win. Much love :)
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Date: 6/18/2020 5:13:00 AM
Japanese drink sake under the sakura tree. And this festivity is called hanami. Congrats. Mohan
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Date: 6/18/2020 4:10:00 AM
Oh, I love the volta/turn with this, Andrea, and the imagery and mood are wonderful! Congrats, Buddy! :o) <3
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Date: 6/18/2020 3:50:00 AM
Love the scene of the cherry blossom sakura. It's an amazing sight to see. Congrats on your win Andrea. Tom
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Date: 6/17/2020 10:13:00 PM
Your verse blossoms some beautiful flowers, Andrea, congratulations!
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Date: 6/17/2020 8:14:00 PM
Oh, so serene, Andrea. A beautiful haiku. Congratulations on your wonderful win in Chantelle's contest. Warmest wishes always, my friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 6/17/2020 6:15:00 PM
Beautiful setting of the scene Andrea. So peaceful - a place of inspiration. Nice "ku." Congratulations.
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Date: 2/28/2019 11:29:00 PM
I want to be there. Just gorgeous. I'm so glad you dusted this gem off for my contest. Congratulations on your win Andrea! :) xomo
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Date: 2/28/2019 10:28:00 PM
Wow - a FAVE, Andrea. A superb haiku.
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Date: 4/29/2017 7:49:00 AM
Congratulations on a first place win with this lovely Haiku, Andrea. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/28/2017 10:06:00 PM
Great ku Andrea..Congrats on your win
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Date: 4/28/2017 10:17:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea, lovely...
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Date: 4/28/2017 10:13:00 AM
Congrats on your win with this beautiful haiku.
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Date: 4/28/2017 9:42:00 AM
Lovely! Much deserved win! I love cherries - the fruit, the blossom, the sound!
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Date: 4/28/2017 8:04:00 AM
Andrea, congrats on your winning poem, so succinct and beautiful!
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Date: 5/26/2015 5:49:00 PM
Hello Andrea,, Stopping by to enjoy this Favorite poem of mine. .... Always ~SKAT~
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Date: 5/16/2015 11:36:00 AM
WOW, this is my fav. One of the best haiku yet. Wow, this just makes me want to read more of your haiku. Andrea, this is going on my favorite list. I don't think I have any favorite haiku. Love SKAT
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Date: 1/21/2015 2:45:00 PM
My favourite Tree Andrea. The Pink blossoms are so beautiful. Lovely Haiku, James :) x
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Date: 5/2/2013 9:03:00 AM
Interesting with what the Japanese meanings are. Congrats on this contest. love phyl
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Date: 4/23/2013 1:45:00 PM
A MUCH deserved beautiful win Andrea
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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
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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!
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