Tanka for coming autumn

For Frank Tassone’s weekly challenge.

Photo©Muffet

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listen to autumn

rattle to the ground

from the oak tree

acorns fall bright new hopes

among last year’s dead leaves

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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.

15 thoughts on “Tanka for coming autumn”

    1. You too, Michael. We have to hope that nature will do at least what is possible. I don’t expect miracles, just that the wheel will turn as it ought, and there will be a spring with new oak trees sprouting 🙂

      1. Yes, your part of the world is in for a bumpy ride. Perhaps the Green party will make enough gains to limit the advance of the AfG party. Not likely I know. What short memories people have.

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