13 comments on “Perfume

  1. Wow! You have caught the image of Chiyo-ni’s haiku. Awesome how you’ve used the haiku by Chiyo for your inspiration. Thank you Mark.

  2. kz says:

    great haiku.. i can see clearly the inspiration by of Chiyo-ni’s 🙂

  3. The power of “crushing” spins the sweetness into a tragic drama! Delightful!

  4. WabiSabi says:

    I agree with Gemma! Your use of the word ‘crushing’ made this poem true to Chiyo-ni’, spirit! And so succinctly too! Masterful!

  5. JazzBumpa says:

    Creative destruction.

  6. Look for A Lovely Thing says:


  7. great haiku, crushing the body, spirit lives on.

  8. GJ says:

    Beautiful haiku. Very well scripted.

  9. Wonderful creation. Terse and short but says it all.

  10. ElizOF says:

    I could almost taste the scent. Beautiful. 😉

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