August Day

It is early morning and the splash of color in the sky – a gift of sunrise. This second august day is cooler, more breathable than in previous days. It seems that autumn has stuck it’s big toe in.

I know it’s still a bit early for this but images of autumn leaves surfing crisp cool air fill my head. As I pass an especially woodsy area of this park, there is a steady breeze.

This is enough for a pause with outstretched arms, head tilted back and eyes closed, regardless of who is watching.



cool, breezy morning
hosts lively russle of leaves –
hints of autumn

Pat
8/02/21

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Tanka Tuesday

noon day sun struggles
to fuse through stark autumn gray
a stillness clings fast –

massing onto bare branches
the silhouettes of black birds

Pat R
12/09/20

The prompt words are Drift & Mingle.. I used the synonyms Mass & Fuse

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 206 #SynonymsOnly

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Grace

autumn slips away

marred by lush flights of fancy

with no path to grace

Pat R
12/04/20

A Senryu for Ronovan Writes Haiku where the prompt words are Grace & Slip. To participate or to read other entries go here :