deep breathing—
i drift by
the flower kiosk


7 Responses

  1. Helen Buckingham Says:

    summer
    by the flower stall…
    free perfume samples

    (Chrysanthemum 3, April 2008)

  2. Jan Benson Says:

    Marianne.
    Lovely.
    Though I’m alergic to pollinated flowers, for a moment I took a deep breath with you.
    Jan

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    .
    deep breathing—
    i drift by
    the flower kiosk

    —MARIANNE PAUL
    .
    As I wrote on tiny words twitter account, this reminds me of Karen's time working in Amsterdam where after an incredibly long day in a small windowless TV editing room, she couldn't wait to smell the freshness of flowers at the Bloemenmarkt, the world's only floating flower.

    We forget how vital flowers are, and I can imagine the kiosk as either a pleasant surprise, or a regular stop. Wonderful!

    Alan

  4. Carol Dilworth Says:

    the flower market in downtown Amsterdam is as beautiful as it is fragrant; thanks for invoking lovely memories; from your neighbour in Guelph

  5. Jean LeBlanc Says:

    Oh, how wonderful. I have often thought, when I'm walking in the city, that I would love to spend a day at one of the outdoor flower markets, taking photographs and writing poems. Marianne, your haiku has brought deep and abiding joy!

  6. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Ahhh lovely :)

    marion

  7. hoa tang le Says:

    I have often thought, when I'm walking in the city, that I would love to spend a day at one of the outdoor flower markets, taking photographs. thank you

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