Lui Iorgo

(Românã)
vestitor al
primilor zori de primăvară…
mărţişor

(English)
herald
of the spring's first dawn…
mărţişor

(Français)
héraut
de première aube de printemps…
corde roumaine

(Nihongo 日本語)
kesa no haru no 今朝の春の
denreisha 伝令者
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Asahi Haikuist Network, Japan, March 6, 2015

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mărţişor = romanian string which consists of a white string and a red string woven together, with a little talisman attached to it. The mărţişor is weared by children and women from 1st March until the first trees blossoms, when they have to hang it from a branch in bloom (not every blossom branch, but the one of a fruit tree). It is believed that mărţişor brings health and good luck to the wearer.