leaf ~ a tanka

missive from blue skies

dropping clues as seasons change

spent leaf lets go, falls

martyred for trophies of fruit

for old scars to eulogize

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MindLoveMisery’s photo challenge & Colleen’s Tanka Tuesdays
“…Lives of great men all remind us
   We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
   Footprints on the sands of time…”

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