Haiku For Carpe Diem Special #48, Jane Reichhold’s “riversong”

Today the Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Jane Reichhold’s “Riversong”

riversong
wind blown from autumn trees
a stream of gold

My Response…

from the old oak
swirling on autumn breeze
fallen leaves flock

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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18 Responses to Haiku For Carpe Diem Special #48, Jane Reichhold’s “riversong”

  1. howanxious says:

    Creates a beautiful picture.. nice.. 🙂

  2. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I’ve seen flocks of sheep, but flocks of oaken leaves? Never! 🙂

    If the one who tends the sheep is a shepherd, is the one who tends the flock of oaken leaves an oakherd or a leafherd?

    Riversong

  3. Femia Cools says:

    old refinary
    wind blown from the pipes
    stream of killing smoke

  4. WabiSabi says:

    I love the image of swirling leaves – for me this captures not only JR’s riversong, it captures autumn too! 🙂

    • jrbsays says:

      Thank you Wabi.
      Many of our trees down here shed their bark not their leaves, but I thought it best to stick to the oaks of my mother land for today 🙂

  5. Yes! a flock of leaves. Wow! that’s a beauty.

  6. 4joy says:

    certainly don’t need a picture to see this one….

  7. A wonderful response on Jane’s ‘riversong’ JRB, I like the oak leaves swirling through this haiku, really an awesome take on Jane’s. In the same sense, tone and Spirit.

  8. Ese' s Voice says:

    What a beautiful image you’ve created with words, JRB! The good old oak always make me think of home. 🙂

  9. Maggie Grace says:

    I like a flock of leaves. Have you ever seen Music & Lyrics with Hugh Grant? His response to the group “A Flock of Seagulls” always pops up in my mind when I hear that word. Beautiful image and I think the surprise use of the word adds to its charm.

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