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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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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 10:07:00 AM
Congratulations on the win, Andrea!
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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: 4/25/2013 3:34:00 AM
Beautifully done. Congrats. Rick
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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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Date: 4/22/2013 11:21:00 AM
Lovely and Beautiful piece,Andrea...Congrats on your superb win..
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Date: 4/22/2013 1:01:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, Andrea. Very beautiful... David
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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
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Date: 4/21/2013 10:00:00 PM
I forgot to tell you to save me some of that saki! RD
Date: 4/21/2013 1:14:00 PM
Andrea this is a wonderful Hakiu. Congratulation on your big win. Warm Smiles, Connie
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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.
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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.
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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
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Date: 4/21/2013 2:24:00 AM
Very beautiful! Congrats on the win Andrea.
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