Friday, September 7, 2012

Russet and Gold


russet dreams
in flax and gold
spun through my fingers



crisp and cool
and bright
the mornings of disappearing mist



crunch of apples
sliced and sprinkled
cinnamon and sugar



little fingers
licked clean
i kiss their cowlicked heads


 
Copyright 2012 Jennifer Wagner

Autumn Series Haiku 

35 comments:

  1. A beautiful scene you describe there.

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  2. This is so lovely... I could taste those apples on my not so little fingers, but feel the love in your kiss on those sweet heads...

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  3. Wonderful description of crisp fall and how the world looks and feels in it's gentle grip.

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  4. Wonderful end of summer, autumnal poetry.

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  5. delight autumn feel to your haiku ~ love the little cowlicks ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  6. Delightful images of autumn ... thank you for sharing.

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  7. Looking forward to being inside the images you describe. (It's been a long hot summer.

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  8. You have colorful dreams--and even more colorful waking moments!

    Haiku for Your Heart

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  9. apples, cinnamon and sugar...I'd be licking my fingers too!

    beautiful imagery!

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  10. oh my.....such an elegant honoring of autumn rituals in each gem of a haiku!
    thank you for your gorgeous and expressive writing!
    so glad to have you with us at haiku my heart!

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  11. much enjoyed these delicious haiku..the third one especially~

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  12. Yummy, love those apples with cinnamon and sugar!

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  13. A taste of autumn fruit for these of us in the north of the world

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  14. Ah, fond memories of those days

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  15. This is very sweet. Now, I'm in a mood for some apples myself :)

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  16. smiles...def love the sweetness of that last one....some wonderful imagery as well....and def liking the tastes...smiles

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  17. I specially like the third one...lovely set ~

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  18. crunch of apples
    sliced and sprinkled
    cinnamon and sugar...hmmm...i can hear and smell and taste this...

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  19. Lovely capture of Autumn in haiku ~ I love the little cowlicks too :)

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  20. Perfect autumn image. One of your best ever captures.

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  21. If the earlier verses hadn't seduced me (which they did) the last one would have.

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  22. Wonderful words! I love the image you picture with 'russet dreams'

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  23. Perfect description of this wonderful time of the year. I like how you introduced the personal element to the picture.

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  24. You described an ideal setting for this time of year very well!

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  25. Ohh I so want a crunchy apple with cinnamon and can almost taste it and imagine myself licking my fingers. Such joy for Autumn time. Thank you.

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  26. Ahhh, nothing like kissing cowlicked heads you love.

    And apples. And all this autumn fare for free here at your wonderful poetry blog!

    makes me want to find a Farmers' Market now, and linger.

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  27. Thank you everyone for all of your kind and lovely comments. I apologize for not responding individually this time, but I did enjoy reciprocating at your wonderful blogs!

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