autumn sky

autumn sky –
sweeping up leaves
before rain

Nicole Pottier

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NaHaiWriMo – January 2020

hunters

in the morning
hunters invade the woods—
from the first shots
leaves begin to fall
in silent prayer

Nicole Pottier

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Published in Moonbathing a journal of women’s tanka, 2019.

the shade of the leaves – l’ombre des feuilles

moonlight –
the shade of the leaves
even darker

clair de lune –
l’ombre des feuilles
plus sombre encore

Nicole Pottier

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Carpe Diem : The land of the rising sun

NaHaiWriMo – November 2019