Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai with this tanka…


sip book and iced tea

late summer sumac turns red

cooling off…on porch


sinking into old stuffed couch

before school begins again


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. wildchild47
    Jul 23, 2019 @ 12:57:26

    I really love the way you’ve opened this piece – the choice of tense “sip book and iced tea” — that speaks of a slowness, a reduction of …. and immediately my mind springs to “heat” …. and how it can just consume us …

    a wonderful delight this Lynn 🙂


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