Day 23 — OctWriPoMo — Fall

image linkimage link Nonet, poetry form with 9 lines and syllables equal to the line number. Fall serves as season and as actor Cloud blankets squeezed of daily drops Apples dripped off their branches Wet wings drop altitude Temperatures ebb Daylight dwindles Seeds plummet Moods dip Moon

Day 11 — OctWriPoMo — Fall Haiku

sheets of pink-tinged grey raise walls between the orange orb and our sun-starved eyes yellowed grapefruit leaves — carting them inside where it’s warm saves trees from frost’s kill — excellent photographer!!!!! spoonbills, herons, storks huddle together for warmth — not so much low tide  

OctPoWriMo Day 1: Summer’s End

image link Cicadas’ chorus Replaced by crickets’ chirps, The whoosh of leaves Replaced by their rustle Sun as Close King Replaced by Retreating Prince Balmy breezes Replaced by chilled rushes Lounging waterside on beach towels Replaced by huddles on blanketed benches Trees arrayed with greenery Replaced by decaying colors Waking to light and sleeping still…