Rain Poems

It’s been raining here for two whole days, so I thought it was only fitting that I write about rain. Since I’m in a poetic mood, I decided I’d give myself a little workout and do one haiku, one cinquain, and one simple iambic pentameter verse about that subject. HAIKU Everything is gray. Rain hangingContinue reading “Rain Poems”

Up River in the Autumn

Please, won’t you come along with me Up river in the fall? We’ll float at leisure, passing woodlands Burnished, thick, and tall. We’ll watch thick clouds give way to sun That breaks horizon’s crest And choose a course that guarantees Delightful Autumn Rest. ~~~     photo courtesy of Larisa Koshkina @ pixabay.com    

Three Autumn Cinquain: I’m So Ready

I’m tired Of summer heat. I say this ev’ry year: Fall is the only perfect time Of year. Autumn Is close now. I hear the crickets sing. And leaves are falling one by one. Can’t wait. Seasons Come and go. And I appreciate All of them, but none so much as Autumn. Thanks so muchContinue reading “Three Autumn Cinquain: I’m So Ready”

Mockingbird Tso’i

The new poetic form I created last year (Tso’i) is still a challenge for me, but I’m finding it easier and easier to write in that form. This week I created two Tso’i, one for my “Ahyoka” poetry site and one for here. Today’s poem is a celebration of the return of my Mockingbirds toContinue reading “Mockingbird Tso’i”