Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Leaves

brown, red, yellow leaves
slowly spinning to the ground
fall's welcome carpet



curled leaves on grass 
raking them neatly in piles
takes all my patience









Haiku Heights:  Prompt # 73 is Patience

Poetry form:  Haiku (3 lines, 17 syllables)

picture credit:  http://kearley.tumblr.com/#10223588409 

14 comments:

  1. Lovely poem that puts me in the mood for fall!
    Btw, last week I was given the Versatile Blogget Award and seeing as how I admire your work I'm passing it on to you! All the information is on my blog :)

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  2. But I think it is a good way to learn patience.. so essential.. well done.. you gave something beautiful here..

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  3. Reminds me when i was a kid...I keep on whining why I have to rake leaves in our backyard day in, day out!

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  4. Rake on!
    Like the haikus very much. The last line is grrrrrrrrrrrrreat.

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  5. The second haiku stands alone and is perfect.

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  6. A sure test of endurance :) especially when the ground gets covered again within a short time!!

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  7. A never ending job. Raking falling leaves tests one's resolve.

    Hank

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  8. Lovely poem and thoughts. Racking does take patience. That is my husbands job. Well done



    Melanie

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  9. Oh, it takes no patience at all for me to rake fallen leaves. It's a job I dearly love!

    Patience of the Ant

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  10. "fall's welcome carpet"

    Great imagery ~~

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  11. love this...beauty falls we collect...ah the patience it takes to rake leaves

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  12. Wonderful haiku; makes me wistful for fall in New England. We have no maples here in the piney south. :)

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  13. love the orange color here.
    mind blowing imagery.

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  14. You’ve got superb talent in creative writing,
    Keep it up.

    Please check out short story slam week 10 prompt today.

    It is great to write and entertain our children,
    Don’t you agree?

    Give it a try,
    Let your beautiful imagination fly.

    Best.
    Happy Autumn!
    xoxox

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