Harvest

The harvest moon shines –
Golden spotlight revealing
Fall’s color palette
And spectrum of emotion
At once illuminated

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The Harvest Moon by George Hemming Mason

– My first attempt at a Tanka. Written for Silver’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #1. Word prompts were “harvest” & “moon” or synonyms of those. Painting by George Hemming Mason

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Painted Night

Clouds traverse the sky,
Leaving a dazzling spectrum,
The summer sun sets

– Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #104. Word prompts were “Dazzle” & “Sky” or synonyms of those. Photo from PublicDomainPictures.net.