Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Haiku On A December Afternoon

evergreen treetops
sway against the clear blue sky
longing for raindrops.

outrageous ruffles
extravagant as august
bravely face the cold.

grand golden lady
bears her crown above cedars
ruling winter woods.

the last yellow leaves
scatter to the grass below
unleashing their earthy scent.

evening closes in
warms the dark with golden light
all is well tonight. 

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A poet named Mary Jane, who is also my friend, invited me to write 
a poem a day for eight days in a row. Here I go!

And one more for good measure:

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