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Haiku and Tanka: Autumn

In between all the other things I've been doing, I've managed to squeeze in a few short pieces.  Not IY, but I like'em anyway.


Leaf Fall

In quiet softness
a golden leaf trembles, falls
quaking aspen sigh


Memory of November at Galveston Beach:  A Tanka

Hear the autumn wind --
watch how it kisses water,
swell touched with white foam
like fingers in lover's hair,
the salt spray, cold lover's sweat
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