"Children Rolling Easter Eggs" (circa 1855) by Nikolai Koshelev [1840-1918].
as the eldest girl
Mother gave me the task
of coloring Easter eggs
now I see onions, lichen,
beets, elderberries, hyacinth,
and sorrel in a new light
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.
Happy Easter weekend to those who celebrate!
A cherita is a haiku-like poem of three stanzas that tells a "story." The first stanza is one line and sets the scene. Stanza two is two lines, stanza three is three lines. A cherita terbalik is a cherita with the order of the stanzas rearranged.