Haiku for a south wind

poplars sway
tall ships tossed on wind waves
far from the sea

wave of heat
the swell rocks the roses
becalmed

clatter of acorns
autumn hail bounces in oak
shade—dry pattering

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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.

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