Equinox – A Tanka

Equinox

Summer thunderclaps
are now finally silenced
Cool, blue sky morning
crisply awakens the earth
and Autumn is born again


Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©


Frank Tassone's Weekly Haikai Challenge
Write the haikai poem of your choice
(haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga,
renga, etc.) that alludes to the Autumn
(Spring) equinox (shunbun).


Image by My pictures are CC0.
When doing composings: from Pixabay 

  18 comments for “Equinox – A Tanka

  1. September 22, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Time for my colorful bed blanket Christine.

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2020 at 12:18 pm

      I know right? One day can put you in a completely different mindset 🙂

  2. September 22, 2020 at 9:48 am

    Time to bring out the winter pajamas and look forward to hot chocolate and the electric blanket. I love autumn and winter.

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2020 at 12:19 pm

      Yes different seasons can really switch up the daily routine 🙂👍💕

  3. September 22, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    What a beautiful tanka poem, Christine. Fall is certainly in the air! <3

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2020 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you so much Colleen. Yes, it’s changing each day ☺️

  4. September 22, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Ah! You have painted such a pretty picture of autumn, Christine! 😍
    I hope autumn comes here on time. It is still humid and hot here !

    So good to read your words again, dear!🥰

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2020 at 9:31 pm

      It’s the same here Punam 😅 Lovely to hear from you my dear. I hope all is well 💕

      • September 22, 2020 at 10:53 pm

        Yes, all well. 😊❤️

  5. September 22, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    Fantastic! 🙂 Must share… xo

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm

      You’re so kind Bette ☺️💕

  6. September 23, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    This is just so descriptive , really enjoyed reading it .

    • Christine Bolton
      September 24, 2020 at 9:25 am

      Thank you my friend ☺️

  7. September 28, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    I like how you look at autumn as being born again <3

  8. September 29, 2020 at 2:47 am

    Beautiful.
    It was cool around here a week ago, in the 50s. It seem to have turned back a little 😊

    Pat

    • Christine Bolton
      September 30, 2020 at 9:30 am

      Thank you so much. It’s fascinating how the weather and seasons affect our behavior and writing ☺️💕

      • September 30, 2020 at 11:25 am

        You’re so right!!!

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