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House of Haiku

Silent Winter

4 Tanka for the Prompt: Differences

Photo by Andre Benz on Unsplash

summer heat recedes.
autumn shows up sweet and spiced,
turmeric, mustard,
cayenne, curry, cinnamon,
the leaves' color, fall to earth.

leafless trees reach up
toward cold blue winter skies.
flakes of white float down
to a cold dark, barren earth…




Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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Rhonda Marrone

Rhonda Marrone

Poetry and Essay Writer. Be Open Editor. Lover of all things nature. You can most likely find me sitting under a tree ,watching birds, writing poems.

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