Sunday, September 21, 2008

autumn

exhale of summer
one achingly beautiful
red leaf releasessea of field
yellow bloom belies the turn
soon to brownautumn wind
whispering through tired leaves
of firelight to come
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23 comments:

lissa said...

I love the first one and it goes so beautifully with the image

Raven said...

I love all three, but the first one is "achingly beautiful."

kouji said...

lovely haikus and images. :)

Julie said...

These are all full of melancoly. Quite beautiful ...

SandyCarlson said...

I think one color does lead to another. Each autumn change is, indeed, ominous.

anthonynorth said...

Words and images in harmony there.
Enjoyed them all.

Beloved Dreamer said...

This is beautiful. You have summed it all up. Well done.

lovebd

Deborah Godin said...

A really gentle image - the leaf exhaling - and one I'll keep in mind on my "color tour" this fall.

Jim said...

Very pretty verses. My choices, 1, 3, then 2. Mrs. Jim and I would like to visit the Carolina's this fall.
Every year we talk about doing it. Houston isn't very pretty until late November or early December as far as foliage is concerned.
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tumblewords said...

Oh, yes - these are lovely! And the photos are, too!

zoya gautam said...

..a journey of colors_for a mind and a season..many thanks for sharing this..

Pam said...

All three of these haiku are lovely. I think my favorite is the first-- I love the opening line.

Quiet Paths said...

I like how you use color and warmth replacing the loss of summer with hope in the next season. I wouldn't be able to choose a favorite - nicely done.

fourwindshaiga said...

Great fall images. The idea of tired leaves resting is nice.

Sandra Evertson said...

Gorgeous photos!
Sandra

teric said...

Each haiku is so lovely and you chose the perfect images to go with them.

carole said...

I liked the way you moved from the idea of the leaf exhaling summer in the first, summer's hanging on in the second to looking forward in the third.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

These are great images to go along with your poems. I can identify with those leaves this afternoon.

mgirl said...

All three are beautifull, but I love the lines,"autumn wind whispering through tired leave" That says so much about autumn. I found my way here from your other site, PIACERE. Your words and photos are breath taking! (Thank you for your kind words, and I'm happy to have found my way here).

Beth P. said...

Absolutely beautiful poetry. Circular in totality, and each piece is so lovely by itself. Almost holographic this is!

Thank you and thank you for stopping by my post on this prompt.
Beth

Joyce said...

All beautiful words, distilling the essence of this favorite season.

Kathiesbirds said...

Love the first one!

michelle of bleeding espresso said...

*smile*