a crimson leaf twirls
among windfalls and mist
the woods are rusting
Kim M. Russell, 20th January 2020
My response to Carpe Diem #1800 New Beginnings: first leaf falling
We have passed the half-way mark in our month of ‘New Beginnings’ and today our challenge is to create Japanese poetry on the theme of ‘first leaf falling. Autumn is my favourite season.