Tanka 53 and 55

53.
Please give them a chance,
the flowers in the garden,
to bloom and live well
spread strong roots under the earth
set seeds for another year
4/15/17

55.
The leafless birch tree
stands open to the blue sky
from its peeling trunk
all the way out to the ends
of its switchy new branches
4/20/17

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