Lavender

A Haiku

Thomas Gaudex
Jul 18 · 1 min read
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash

delightful fragrance
my mother’s hands in motion
sweet lavender wand


Author’s note: This haiku was inspired by memories of holidays with my parents in the Haute Provence region of France. That was maybe 20 years ago. I still see my mother’s hands making this lavender wand again. She taught me how to do it. I kept several of them for years in the drawers of my cupboards, so that the laundry would be soaked in the smell of lavender.

Thomas Gaudex

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