Autumn Blues

 

It has been a strange eight days mired in joy, anxiety, stress and sadness.

Two home-goings, one way before his time. An ambitious young man, twenty two years old, on a new journey to law school. Now, a journey diverted, a soul called home. Leaving a mother grief stricken and numb.

The other, of her time. She had lived some life.

In between these, was a wedding in a most peaceful setting in the mountains. This odd mix of joy and sorrow came in threes.

short goodbyes –
lurking in cool air
autumn blues

Pat R
8/31/17

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Love


on this life journey
we have navigated all
we laughed and we cried –
autumn of our lives now filled
with warm loving reflections

Pat R

4/04/17

#Haiku, #Tanka, #micropoetry, #poetry, #5lines, #Haibun, #Prose

For Tanka Tuesday

&

NaPoWriMo Day 4

Time & Laughter

Photo : A park near me.

fallen leaves are brown
bare branches now face deep frost
how time has moved on
through weary bones, but laughter
tends my soul holding time still

Pat R

11/15/16

#Tanka Tuesday

#Daily Haiku Challenge

Murky Pond

Open Lilly in pond

murky pond –
still, life stirs
lotus blooms

Pat R

10/16/16

Inspired by:

lotus viewing . . .
the flowering
within
© Kala Ramesh

blooming sunflowers
reaching for the early light of the sun –
birds praise their Creator
© Chèvrefeuille

Carpe Diem Haiku