Daisies & Heartbreak (a haibun)

I hand her a bouquet of flowers in the shadows: daisies, her favorite. A token of my love, a symbol of my guilt. For my sins, my mistake. It is a peace offering, made in the dying light of our backyard.

She accepts daisies
Takes them and leaves for good
Relationship done

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Pretty Purple Flower (a photo)

Photo taken in Philadelphia in spring of 2021.

Flowers are blooming all over our neighborhood here in Philly, and I really liked this light purple flower we saw at a park. I did a reverse Google image search and couldn’t identify what type it was. Looks like it may either be a geranium or a hydrangea. I’m no gardener, so I don’t know, but let me know in the comments if you do! Happy springtime!