Saturday, May 5, 2018

JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY/ imaginary gardens with real toads




JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY
Excuse me?
Did you ask for tea?
My green turban wrap
Makes it hard  
For me to see

But I remember
You asked for tea
Yes, you did
You asked for tea 

My coat
Green embroidered in gold
Underneath my coat
I wear black

Your tea bowl green
The water hot
So it is up to you to choose
A tea ceremony just for you

May 5, 2018





8 comments:

Fireblossom said...

I'm just afraid she is going to spill it because she can't see!

Sara McNulty said...

Hope she orders green tea!

kaykuala said...

So it is up to you to choose
A tea ceremony just for you

Obviously a good time to be had just having tea!


Hank

Isadora Gruye said...

I like how you added the green through the piece. I also think you did a fab job of capturing a distinct narrative voice. well done and viva la!

Kim Russell said...

I like that you have also picked up on the eyes under the turban. I also like that you've given the poem some colour and a clear voice, Annell - I can hear it!

Kerry O'Connor said...

You managed to convey a certain kind of polite subservience in this poem, Annell, and yet a touch of defiance too. Well done.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Lovely take on the picture, Annell 💜

Susie Clevenger said...

I'm not sure if she is rude or rattled, but I think I like her. :)

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