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passion



your lips linger as
     cinders heat thaws our last kiss
       do embers surprise? oh yes

       shower of wild sparks
     can love rise from cold ashes?
let our dew feed the phoenix



Susan Ashley 
July 12, 2021



(Katuata Poetry Form)
PS syllables per lines: 5 7 7 0 5 7 7 

Copyright © Susan Ashley | Year Posted 2021

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Date: 7/25/2021 5:21:00 AM

I like how the last line reignites the flames of passion, Well penned Susan..
Date: 7/22/2021 1:29:00 AM

This is really beautiful, Susan:)
Date: 7/19/2021 6:00:00 AM

Two delightful haiku which rely on clever use of words, Susan. I would say that sometimes embers describe passion better than the fire itself!! ~ So pleased to be reading you again, my friend :) Warm regards & Hugs // paul
Date: 7/18/2021 7:05:00 PM

This is filled with deep emotion and such vivid expression. Well done. God Bless, JB
Date: 7/17/2021 4:56:00 PM

Dearest Poetess, your poetry's brightest of beacons, leads this admiring poetess to the treasures you pen. I always so very much look forward to reading them. As always, my best and warmest wishes for a win. Hugs xx
Date: 7/17/2021 7:00:00 AM

What a wonderful Haïku Susan, very well crafted with a very profound illustrations and meanings, to bring passion to live and revive the Phoenix. My very best wishes with the contest.
Date: 7/14/2021 9:18:00 AM

Powerful haiku, Susan. Every line a well-crafted image. And that ah-ha last line "let our dew feed the Phoenix" Wow. Good luck in the contest. Hugs. Carol Louise
Date: 7/13/2021 12:41:00 PM

Wow, wow, wow, sizzle, sizzle, sizzle! What can I say - go girl go! Such passion Susan - love it! Hugs and Blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 7/13/2021 11:34:00 AM

This will certainly ignite the Phoenix. A hot one Susan.
Date: 7/13/2021 7:18:00 AM

The embrace of rekindled love...so beautifully captured and made alive again in your passionate words. let our dew feed the phoenix. Yes !! Lovely Susan. Hugs to you,Susan :)
Date: 7/12/2021 1:40:00 PM

Rekindled passion, so captivating! And your last line so stellar, the perfect finishng touch~
Date: 7/12/2021 9:26:00 AM

ooh! can passion be relit? ah...love that last line! Beautifully written as always :)
Date: 7/12/2021 8:44:00 AM

Your haiku captured passion well Susan. I hope you are keeping well. Tom
Date: 7/12/2021 8:19:00 AM

Two lovely Haikus...Written to catch afire... Nice to see you, Susan Ashley...my eyes open at your words.

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