Urban Daily Haiku: Patina

In this Urban Daily Haiku: “Patina”

Things or objects change over time. Bronze becomes refined with a greenish film of history, per say “Patina.” As do we, our skin changes with time, wisdom is our patina of time.

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Wikipedia – Patina (/ˈpætɪnə/ or /pəˈtnə/) is a thin layer that variously forms on the surface of stonecopperbronze and similar metals (tarnish produced by oxidation or other chemical processes), [1] wooden furniture (sheen produced by age, wear, and polishing), or any such acquired change of a surface through age and exposure.

Urban Daily Haiku: Patina

cultural color
notions of encrustation
vintage history lives

©Linda J. Wolff 2017
A daily haiku poem

What is a Haiku Poem?  A Japanese poem which can also be known as a Hokku. A Haiku poem is similar to a Tanka but has fewer lines. A Haiku is a type of poetry that can be written on many themes, from love to nature. A Haiku consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables.


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Linda J. Wolff is an interurban word spinner and extrovert through many coffee-stained papers and owned by Rookie the hyperactive Pomeranian dog at Urban Poetry.

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