Shifting

Shifting

 

Shifting–

green leaves turn brown

and frangible, concede,

never rebelling, rustling

underfoot

 

bees’ buzz

ceases, replaced

by raucous geese in flight

calling themselves home, and we too

abide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This double cinquain is for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday, using synonyms for change and defy.

This is a Crapsey Cinquain with syllables 2,4,6,8,2.

 

 

 

 

 

22 thoughts on “Shifting

  1. I like the idea that the leaves concede. Go with the flow…
    I’m already unhappy with the earlier darkness. No, despite the heat, I’m not ready for winter to come. (K)

  2. Pingback: Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 99, “Change & Defy,” #SynonymsOnly | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

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