Autumn (Haikus)

Jezabel under her apple tree among the leaves on her walk during her last Autumn

Green leaves turn to gold,
from crimson to russet brown,
until they gently fall.

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Jezzie’s Apple Tree

Jezzie's Apple Tree 2013-05-15 18.12.17

 Jezzie, your apple tree is in full bloom this year.
What a shame that you will not be here
to walk me to the tree each day and stop
to enjoy the windfall apples the tree will drop.

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Winter woods

Acrylics Artwork by Joyanne

A watery winter sun warmed the westward woods
but no birdsong burst from the bare branched birches.
Hawthorn hedges were hidden in the haze,
yet a feathered fiend had fixed his gaze.
Stiff, silent trees were standing stark;
wide eyes were watching, waiting.
Suddenly from his nest,
gracefully gliding
over frosty fields,
came snowy owl
seeking his
supper
feast.
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