Decay

in throes of autumn
blanket of leaves takes a turn –
the scent of decay

Pat R

11/17/18

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Lightness

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on this balmy night
a sliver of a moon dart
in, out of clouds –
absorbed in their play, lightness
takes hold – I’m myself again

Pat R

11/13/18

For Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challange where the challenge is using synonyms of the words “Pleasant & Read. I used Balmy & Absorbed in

A Wink – Quadrille

I don’t know what made me do it
I really didn’t mean to do it

But that look on his face
Not a very happy face

Our eyes met
and before I knew it

A wink brought a smile
to that very surly face

Pat R

11/05/18

For dVerse Poets where the prompt is: “Wink” for Quadrille Monday and our host is  De Jackson (aka WhimsyGizmo). A Quadrille is a 44 word poem. Stop in for a read or join in the fun! Here.😊

Game

swirling this way and
that – autumn leaves in a game
of catch with the wind

Pat R

11/04/18

For Haiku horizons where the prompt is: Game

& Cee’s Flower of the Day FOTD

&

Colleens Weekly Poetry Challenge