Inevitable Journey

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deep into autumn
color of the fallen leaves fade
gone are illusions
inevitable journey
a path we all have to take

Pat R

11/07/17

Micropoetry Month Day 7
Over at Thotpurge. with Rajani. Today we write a tanka. Pop over for a read, and join in..here

Daily Haiku Challenge

 

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In response to Carpe Diem Prompt #720, “if taken in my hand”

if taken in my hand
it would vanish in hot tears
autumn frost
© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

OUR HOST

frost on the branches
melts in the early sunlight
life passes

my hair turned gray

as if it was the frost
on bare branches

© Chèvrefeuille

For further inspiration there is a commercial running in our area that has a little boy asking,

“……how come no one wants to get old, I thought getting older meant living longer….”

Good question I thought. I don’t remember what they were selling but it had me reflecting, relates to this post I think.

Here is my response:

TIME

in moving through time

reflecting on life’s passions

no mourning for youth

PR

5/03/15

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2015/05/carpe-diem-720-if-taken-in-my-hand.html?m=1