Posted in December 2019, Haiku

Last Leaf

Last leaf of Fall holding on to a rain gutter in the winter

When all else fails

Remaining immovable

Holding on to life

Haiku

Posted in August 2019, Cinquain

Cloudy Days

Clouds

Promises

Of sunny days

Dissolve as the dark clouds linger.

Each day summer’s warmth is cut short

It seems.

Cinquain

This summer we have not seen many sunny warm days.

The weather has been usually cool and even rainy.

Our fruit and vegetables have been aching for sunshine in order to ripen.

Each day I check the Weather App and smile as it tells me the high will be 80-85 and then as the day progresses my smile fades as the sun stays hidden and the temp doesn’t rise as predicted.

I keep hoping though that one of these days I will see summer arise again!

Posted in #MayFalls19 Poetry Challenge, May 2019, Tanka

May Day

Field of blooming tulips at Tulip Farm in Woodland,WA 2018
Woodland,WA Tulip Fest 2018 ©️LeonaJAtkinson

The time has come

May’s skirts rustle as she tiptoes

Through the dancing tulips 

Sowing seeds of florescence

Carpeting the world with flowers

Tanka

#MayFalls19 Poetry Challenge-Day 1–Prompt:”The time has come”

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