as if
I’m royalty ?
blossoms beneath my feet

18 Responses

  1. kalaramesh Says:


  2. Jeff hoagland Says:

    I bow

  3. MaryJo Says:


  4. shirley weese Says:

    love this !

  5. Magyar Says:

    Nature bestows feelings; nice presentation.

  6. Bethany Says:

    Gorgeous piece.

  7. marykendall Says:

    A beautiful haiku, Bill.

  8. penhart Says:

    Good one, Bill!

  9. Barbara Kaufmann Says:


  10. Janice Campbell Says:

    Just right.

  11. Lisa Chavez Says:


  12. Peter Newton Says:

    tough to start a poem "as if"
    because the poet is raising expectations right off the bat
    but a worthy challenge
    and here a success capturing the essence of spring–
    a release–an elevation "I'm royalty"
    I suspect the "as if" poem has to just come to you
    like those sudden blossoms.

  13. Bill Waters Says:

    Omigosh — thank you, everyone, for your kind comments! :- D

    :: deep bow of appreciation ::

  14. janewilliams Says:

    Wonderful and wonderfilled

  15. martin1223 Says:

    i really enjoyed the poem. It works for me…

  16. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    How lovely! So visual.


  17. hammerandtongs Says:

    Lovely arrangement of lines. They get progressively longer.
    "as if
    I'm royalty"

    Why that thought, he reader wonders, and the third line provides the answer: "blossoms beneath my feet", as they would be scattered in the path of royalty.

  18. Coralie Says:

    These topics are so couinsfng but this helped me get the job done.

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