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fall Haiku

Still

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just a few crickets

the call of a nearby owl

still, early morning


Categories
fall Haiku

Fall Haiku


With the quaking leaves

I feel the northerly breeze

Fall’s game is afoot.


Categories
fall Haiku

dragonfly

dragonfly. all eyes.

may I hold you in my hand?

but you dodge the fall


One possible interpretation:

The all-seeing dragonfly must sense that cooler weather—and his impending demise—are near. Yet he is still agile enough to keep me from catching him in my hand. He continues to dodge the fall—avoid the inevitable.


This post first appeared here on June 30, 2020.