The Gift

She wrapped her scarf and sighed visibly in the morning air.

On the recurring drive, she replayed the first visit. Tubes, wires, alerts of all kinds overwhelmed them.

The season closed with a new beginning; baby is finally coming home.

– Written for YeahWrite Microprose Challenge #434. Prompt was to tell a story in exactly 40 words that evokes a specific season without using the names for that season.

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April Showers

thunder’s angry tone
pitched against a murky sky
April showers flow

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– Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #249. Word prompts were “pitch” & “tone” or synonyms of those. Photo by Michaela from Pexels.com.

Spring-Minded

the narrow branch sways,
under wind and melting snow
we are spring-minded

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– Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #246. Word prompts were “narrow” & “minded” or synonyms of those. Photo from pexels.com.

Sunday Trees #321 010718 & Haiku

thoughts of warm days and
verdant trees fuel fortitude
on a frosty night


– On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea’s Sunday Trees #321 – January 7, 2018. I wrote a haiku for this day as well. Photo ©2018 Leara Morris-Clark.

Seasons

Seasons come and go
Downpours of rain, then ice and snow
Sunshiney days and a cool evening breeze
Budding flowers and leaves falling from trees
Time passes on while nature puts on a show

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– Written for Limerick Challenge Week 39: Seasons. Photo from PublicDomainPictures.net.

Repose

Sunshine hides, clouds reign –
Leaves and branches bow under
Fall rain’s tranquil mood

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– Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #115. Word prompts were “Clouds” & “Sunshine” or synonyms of those. Photo from Pixabay.com.