House of Haiku
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House of Haiku

Just Let There be a Tree

A tanka

Trees against a blue sky.
Photo by Susan Alison

wherever I am
I only need trees and sky
to gaze through branches,
imagine I am elsewhere
that might be calling to me

This is something I do quite frequently — find a tree, gaze up through its branches to the sky, and I really could be anywhere.



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Susan Alison

Susan Alison


Paints pictures & writes stories for a living. Dogs appear in the art, & the humour — a lot! (Dogs have much to say about life.) Can be found at