friday branches shred the air
monday a cloud of cherry blossom
springs long expected surprise
I wrote this many years ago as a sort of jokey haiku. I know it doesn't follow the syllable count but then it's not Japanese. I revive it annually. It comes from a collection of my shorter poems that I call "Unnecessary Apostrophes". According to my New Shorter OED, "apostrophe" has several meanings including "omission of one or more letters" and "sudden exclamatory address".