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Haiku/Tanka – Autumn & Leaves

In response to Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge Autumn & Leaves. But this time there is a twist. We are allowed only to use the synonyms of the prompt words. I’ve written a haiku and tanka this time.

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Haiku

The crisp gust of fall

drifts the  blades from a rustle

to a twirling dance

 

Tanka

Browns, reds and yellows

a carpet of vibrant fronds

scatter lazily

compose a lyrical theme

swaying to the fall rhythm.

 

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27 comments on “Haiku/Tanka – Autumn & Leaves

  1. boundlessblessingsblog
    November 8, 2017

    Beautiful Haiku and Tanka with the breathtaking picture of a wonderful fall, Radhika. Awesome and marvelous words.

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  2. daneelyunus
    November 8, 2017

    Nice one

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  3. Andrei
    November 8, 2017

    👍

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  4. myexpressionofthoughtsblog
    November 8, 2017

    Beautiful poem and image is adding a perfect add on to the feelings you have put forward!! Lovely Radhika

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Colleen Chesebro
    November 8, 2017

    Such hauntingly beautiful prose in your Haiku and Tanka. I love them both. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Rupali
    November 8, 2017

    Beautiful words, perfect for the image.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Beautiful haiku and tanka, you are amazing ma’am

    Liked by 1 person

  8. vikramhereblog
    November 9, 2017

    Beautiful words.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Aradhana Basu Das
    November 9, 2017

    Wow!!

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  10. arlene
    November 9, 2017

    Lovely. I like your photo too.

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  12. jazzytower
    November 11, 2017

    I love them both, feels like a waltz of autumn leaves☺

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  13. thewritewomanblog
    November 14, 2017

    Lovely! In India we do not exactly have this season but we do see the changing colors of the leaves and bare trees before new makes way for the old. Lovely, Radhika.

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