Sakura’s sweet scent

Sakura blossom

The last month has seen Japan in a frenzy of pink… pink Mochi… pink Coffee… pink everything!
As I watch the nightly news discussing (at length) the path of the blooming Sakura throughout Japan, often bringing even the Men to tears, I finally ‘get it’.
The Sakura blossom, so beautiful, brings a sense of freshness and renewed energy, but also tragedy as their moment of beauty is so brief. A week only of ‘blooming’ beauty before the petals fall from the trees…

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