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how they chatter
wave    sway    catch the breeze
sun struck then shadowed

leaves on the pond
ripples lifting    shifting
highlight gold to amber

one early tree
three leaves like children
forlorn and clinging

sun and moon
turmoil never ceasing
how they dance

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  1. Date: 10/22/2012 6:29:00 PM
    Love these haiku's of yours ;}

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 11:24:00 AM
    Love your series of haiku on Oct. leaves. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 1:51:00 PM
    daver, that was a typo I had made. Thanks for calling my attention to it. I had meant to say: ATOP his wife's grave. GEEEEZ.

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 12:38:00 PM
    A beautiful scene captured Daver! Love this gem ;) hope you are doing okay, love Wilma

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 7:23:00 PM
    A moment in time beautifully rendered. The pen truly is mightier than the sword. Love Lizzie

  1. Date: 10/13/2012 8:08:00 PM
    Beautiful Ku. Enjoyed, John

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 1:34:00 PM
    Great imagery. Loved the three leaves.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 8:01:00 AM
    Hi Dave - love the three leaves clinging like children. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 12:55:00 AM
    wow, I adored that third stanza on the three children leaves. So cute, Daver.

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 11:57:00 PM
    Have'nt read many better than this one Daver, the picture of those 3 leaves sticks in my thoughts. As does feelings of irrelevance in life in general..) Mind you I always get contemplative around this time of year." Yours Joe..)

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 2:03:00 PM
    A jewel of haiku poems Daver- oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 1:45:00 PM
    I like the descriptive lines of next to the last Haiku..I remember my children in that stage so well..Great comparison between those last tenacious leaves and the clinging child..Enjoyed reading ...Sara

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 1:22:00 PM
    They dance on your page like they were born there Daver, thank you for the picturesque view, love and light vie