Withered Leaves

withered and brown
clinging to a sappy twig
last leaf on the tree

Kim M. Russell, 17th January 2019

withered leaves

My response to Carpe Diem #1586 withered leaves

‘Withered leaves’ is the modern kigo for today and it’s been taken from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku, section: winter, subsection: plants. We also have example haiku from Jane’s Saijiki.

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