Nature’s Murmurs

Written In Response To:

Frank J. Tassone Haikai Challenge #105 (9/21/19): September Equinox (Tsuki Shunbun).  This is the last weekend of summer in the northern hemisphere (and winter in the southern). This monday, the September equinox is upon us.  This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the September Equinox (Tsuki Shunbun).

Sue Vincent Thursday Photo Prompt: Murmur #writephoto – Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose.

murmurs heard in flight

expressing nature’s stirring

her celebration

from Summer’s passing into

awakening of Autumn

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Farmer’s Blessing – Bussokusekika Poem

Frank has graciously given permission for me to use the Bussokusekika form for this Haikai Challenge.  The Bussokusekika is a rare form of Japanese poetry that consists of six lines written in a 5-7-5-7-7-7 mora pattern.  David Bowles.

Written In Response To:

BrewNSpew Cafe Challenge Of The Week – harvest moon.

Frank J. Tassone Haikai Challenge #104 (9/14/19):  harvest moon (meigetsu) – This year’s Harvest Moon coincided with Friday the 13th.  This week, write the haikai poem of your choice that states or alludes to the Harvest Moon (meigetsu).

golden is the glow

of summer’s end harvest moon

farmer’s evening light

shining upon seed’s fruit borne

harvested to feed the need

blessing spirit soul body

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Photo Credit:  Pixabay