Oh Christmas botany


I have written two sijo for two plants that are so associated with Christmas that it just won’t be the same without them. Just me showing a little appreciation for them.

An origin poem for the timeless tradition of kissing under the mistletoe
All but the humble mistletoe

Swamibu / Foter.com / CC BY-NC

Red as fire that could almost melt the snow, a poinsettia sijo
Flame flower burning bright

maaco / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND

 

 

Check out other Sijo I’ve written on through my Sijo page

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