October haiku

Hölzl_Dachau

Last fiery blaze

flame leaves against summer blue

ripe golden season.

*

Wind blows gentle shakes

leaves of vivid autumn hues

scattering bright gold.

*

The brittle brown grass

gleams with last night’s broken glass

and gold bottle tops.

*

October leaves fall

by November their red gold

a mere memory.

*

When the noonday sun

is pale as dawn and wind bites

winter is coming.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

4 thoughts on “October haiku”

    1. Thank you! Though I can’t claim the credit for the artwork. I ought to attribute the paintings I use and always forget. This is a nineteenth century east european (I think).

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