Summer’s Friendships

05 Oct

Part I

The wasp and the rose

The queen in hibernation

Both are soldiers gone.


Kingdoms in autumn

Torn from center of the heart

Are rebuilt in spring.



Posted by on October 5, 2014 in Beginnings, Haiku, Pine Cone Diaries, Poetry


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29 responses to “Summer’s Friendships

  1. Mary

    October 5, 2014 at 10:01 am

    Thankfully we can always depend on spring to rebuild what goes dormant now. But I wish the wasps would NOT return…


  2. humbird

    October 5, 2014 at 10:11 am

    We really have to accept this change, the hibernation of beauty and return in spring…but it seems for heart to keep warmth we need to accumulate a new friendships…nice haiku x


  3. Truedessa

    October 5, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Well, it is good to know things can be rebuilt in the spring and the rose will once again bloom.


  4. Grace

    October 5, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Everything comes back anew in spring season ~


  5. vandana

    October 5, 2014 at 11:42 am

    This has such a beautiful rhythm of autumn and spring:)


  6. drpkp

    October 5, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    This one begs for more careful reading – think there are greater depths here


  7. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)

    October 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    I think only the soldiers are lamenting the fall.


  8. Sherry Blue Sky

    October 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    WOW! Am struck by the kingdoms torn in autumn, rebuilt in spring. So true.


  9. Nataša Dolenc

    October 5, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    love that ending!


  10. Sumana Roy

    October 5, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    love how spring mends the heart…


  11. Gabriella

    October 5, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    I particularly like the second haiku, ZQ. I am sure we appreciate autumn more since we know spring will rebuild what we witness being destroyed.


  12. Talon

    October 5, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    The evolution of seasons so perfectly displayed.


  13. Gillena Cox

    October 5, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    aw yes i luv the renewal that is Spring

    have a good week; thanks for linking to The Sunday Lime

    much love…


  14. Rallentanda

    October 5, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    Spring is already here for us..Magical season. It never fails to give immense joy and optimism.
    Lovely haiku. Enjoy your weekend !


  15. Loredana Donovan

    October 5, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Both haiku are very nice ~ yes, everything is reborn in spring. There is a deeper meaning, too. Well done 🙂


  16. Poet Stacy Lynn Mar

    October 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    what a magnificent comparison. lovely.

    stacy lynn mar


  17. claudia

    October 5, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    i’m looking forward to nature’s resurrection in spring already…


  18. dsnake1

    October 6, 2014 at 12:05 am

    i am not too keen about the wasps returning. anyway, what goes round comes around later.
    i am sensing some deeper meaning in those words, but the spade can’t go any deeper. 🙂


  19. moondustwriter

    October 6, 2014 at 8:24 am

    To summer we cling
    blood hangs on rose thorn
    the color of fall

    many symbols to tie together and ponder…


  20. 1sojournal

    October 6, 2014 at 11:02 am

    There is a certain knowing sting to the passing of many seasons, yet winter’s hibernation allows us to contemplate that sting and hopefully accept it with grace.



  21. Myrna

    October 6, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Beautiful thoughts about the cycle of death and renewal. Lovely.


  22. Donna@Living From Happiness

    October 6, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Seems we were thinking of the same thing as we wrote our poems for this week….awaiting spring as it all builds again…


  23. Hannah Gosselin

    October 6, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Love the opening…the naming especially. Nice capture.


  24. Abin Chakraborty

    October 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    ur lines glow like polished gems.the second stanza is especially beautiful.


  25. Kim

    October 6, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    Kingdoms in autumn… this one gave me pause and then comfort. Powerful three liner!


  26. ManicDdaily

    October 6, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    A very distilled poem! Amazing how all is remade. k.


  27. G L Meisner

    October 7, 2014 at 6:54 am

    I think of bees getting ready for winter. A great poem.


  28. Sara v

    October 7, 2014 at 7:59 pm

    Thought the image,” torn from the center of the heart,” was perfect for the violent changes of seasons. Well penned 🙂


  29. wolfsrosebud

    October 11, 2014 at 9:41 am

    beautiful pairing the wasp and rose… after last night’s frost… i’ll need to wait till spring for scent and buzz



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