I Don’t Mourn Winter, Haibun Quadrille, NaPoWriMo, Day 24

I don’t mourn winter’s passing. Time’s river flows, carrying me. The air will again turn silver-cold. Then I’ll gather a blanket about me like a hug and wait for spring.

 

spring sun grows, gathers

bright rays trilling on robin’s wings

dawn flames green branches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s been a busy day, with work to finish, and a doctor’s appointment for my mom. And so many posts to catch up on! So this is not exactly an elegy, the prompt for today’s NaPoWriMo. I may come back to write a proper elegy at some point. This not-elegy is a haibun quadrille for dVerse, where Lillian asked us to write a quadrille, a poem of exactly 44 words, using the word gather.

33 thoughts on “I Don’t Mourn Winter, Haibun Quadrille, NaPoWriMo, Day 24

  1. Beautiful imagery – the “air will again turn silver-cold,” “bright rays trilling on robin’s wings,” “dawn flames green branches.” I love the merging of senses; the very idea of light trilling sends little goosebumps of joy up my spine.

  2. I like how you “hear” sounds of trilling off the robin’s shiny wings and humming in other poems of the moon. You have such a wonderful imagination and write lyrical poetry, Merril. 🐦 🌷

  3. Pingback: NaPoWriMo / GloPoWriMo 2018 – Day 24 – “Hopes & Teardrops” by David Ellis | toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish)

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