Crafting and Creating; Photography and Poetry
above neon signs
congested streets and buildings
secret gardens bloom
An exciting, related news article: France decrees new rooftops must be covered in plants or solar panels
magic glowing bright
Imbolc flame in the darkness
full moon on the snow
My friend’s bachelorette party was a murder mystery affair. I’m posting flames from just before Summer Solstice as I look out at the blanketing snow.
I tried, but failed, to write a haiku for this prompt. The haiku I came up with seemed incomplete, and evolved into a tanka with which I am much happier.
bringing ancestral blessings
honored at new year’s
the annual deities
Some of the extra information I found came from:
Lucky food, charming decorations, visiting deities: welcoming the new year with history, tradition
Encyclopedia of Shinto: Toshigami