Twoku: Tree branches / relieved of their leaves / ’til re-leaved. These two were written on a theme of naked trees in Winter looking forward to the “re-leaf” of Spring……
Twoku: No leaf left / behind by bluster / winter winds. Threeku: Naked tree stands cold / remembering leaves who left / awaiting new ones. Fourku: No leaf left /…
Twoku: Day arrives with frost / painted windows, metal, grass / all aged overnight.
Twoku: Green gardening gloves / ready for hibernation / until Spring’s return.
Twoku: Summer fruit / safe from cold, gently / ripening.
Twoku: To garden / farewell, harvest done / plants can rest.
Changed from “…tastes sweeter” to “…is sweeter.” Original: Nearing end / the wrinkled basil / tastes sweeter.
Twoku: Running wild / seed asparagus / next year’s crop.
Twoku: Lilies left / the stems bare, bereft / crestfallen. Threeku: Lilies gone / startled stems standing / left alone. Fourku: Day lilies / flowers now fallen / had their…