Saturday, November 7, 2015

November



November sweeps,
Cleaning,
Shuffling the leaves -
a custodian,
his lisping voice
colliding vowels
in crispy air,
the clouds
bear sorrow, despair,
triggered the mystery
of expulsion
lives and deeds;
tapping in greeting attempt
the knees of
surrounding curbs,
he wrings twigs’ wrists,
turns outward dreams,
inviting to miracle
divination event,
asking: what for  
you wish
to experience
a shining 'aha' moment…
                
                                       *

November swaggers
leaf through the lives
happily.


MMT ~ Whirligig #32




Shared with PU, Poetry Pantry


30 comments:

  1. That moment can show a lot when it is seen

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  2. I love the idea of November sweeping the leaves - such a perfect image and expression

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  3. I also loved the idea of November sweeping the leaves....

    Donna@LivingFromHappiness

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  4. Really like the way you have written about November as both 'sweeping' and 'swaggering.' Enjoyed this imagery.

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  5. Oh the colliding vowels...so good.

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  6. A wonderful image of the complexity of November.. the least loved of all months...

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  7. "the clouds bear sorrow".....poignant lines.

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  8. You are so creative with your poems and the words given. November does mean the shuffling of leaves.. I think we all enjoy those aha - moments a time of awakening in thoughts.

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  9. luv them both, November Nostalgia and haiku happiness

    Sunday Smiles

    much love...

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  10. I love that personification, perfectly penned. What a great image of the custodian shuffling leaves...wonderful

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  11. Mesmerizing November images throughout. The haiku: exquisitely joyful !!!

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  12. a vivid personification of the month!
    this reminds me of the cleaner working in a park near my home. he sweeps all before him, leaves, twigs, paper, plastic. and he will be back the next day. :)

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  13. Thank you so much! What an inspiring comments! Happy week to everyone! :)

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  14. I like the personification of November, well done, nice imagery!

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  15. Here in the south we have the Ying to your Yang.

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  16. What a lovely description of Novemeber. A cleansing. Great thought. I like the wall art too.

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  17. Enjoyed your delightful word picture of November as custodian sweeping leaves...it made me smile (and my high schooler ask, "why the line about a miracle?") ah, the miracle of extra-ordingary moments in our ordinary days :)

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    1. Ah, you - so right about miracle, Lynn! Thank you both! :)

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  18. Autumn is a dreamy time of season, and gifts us with sight and scent in every corner we travel!

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