Truly beautiful, Janice!
Yes, it rained today as we laid flowers at my mother`s gravesite...your tanka is really lovely.
Gene is needing to go to his mother's grave. He has mentioned it more than once recently.
An interesting reversal of the way we usually look at it.
Reading about all the ancient rites put the whole passion thing in my mind. Guess it really is how it all starts.
Hari OMwonderful! YAM xx
Thanks! Namaste J xx
Very nice haiku Janice ...
At least a different take!