Tag Archives: cycle of seasons

Maple Haiku

All life is contained in one helicoptering seed skating the sky

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Maple haiku

clouds conceal the sun dull Fall days promise Winter still the maple glows

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For the Love of Compost

Now as the last light quickens final growth As first light did more slowly in the Spring, So do we two at this age quicken, both To see each other’s good in everything. A garden’s not a life, yet in … Continue reading

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Garlic Haiku

Deep in sunlit mud next year’s garlic sleeps and dreams of hot summer breeze

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Nature’s Halloween (haiku)

Rain turns tree trunks black– October orange painted leaves– Nature’s Halloween

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Golden Tanka

Gold flies from the sun sticks to every leaf that falls– my love gathers gold returns it through the compost to celebrate new Spring gold.

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Crowning of Seasons (linked haiku)

Winter glimmers frost as icicles sparkle sun And snow swirls the wind. Spring sings all green life creeps through delicious compost peeps out at sunlight. Summer glows and knows how to put us all to sleep as she works wonders. … Continue reading

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The Little Creatures’ Sonnet

On days like this sharp golden breathless one We stand together on the cycle’s turn From heat of summer through the quick blown fall To ice that follows with its own cold burn. We watch the frantic creatures gather in … Continue reading

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October (haiku)

October breezes springs of cool flowing water washing into cold

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Turning (sonnet)

Time comes soon for going underground, Dark mornings and long nights to settle in, Assimilating everything we’ve found: New truths, connections learned, dive deep within. When Autumn comes again, her gentle touch, Beginning with grey mornings, lesser light, Calls us … Continue reading

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