Buttercup tree

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Though it was a little too late to enjoy it in full bloom, I did see deep yellow flowers looking like cups filled with melted butter or ghee.
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バターカップの木
口紅に使われるらし
陽に溶けて

Buttercup tree
Which I hear is used for lipstick –
Melting in the sun

2 Responses to “Buttercup tree”

  1. What a wonderful haiku! Vivid, sensual, and with hint of the reckless!

  2. Richard Donovan Says:

    Yes, it’s great to read a haiku revelling in the sensuousness of touch, a sense often sidelined.

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