Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday #Tanka Challenge -Double Etheree – A Celebration by Sally Cronin

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Time for this week’s response to Colleen’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge 146 and this week we are tasked with finding synonyms for the words Fall and Give.. and I have chosen ‘Drop and Gift’..

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Double Etheree – A Celebration

The
autumn
is a time
to celebrate
what has gone before
and what is yet to come.
As gold leaves drop from trees
and roses lose their petals,
the natural world boosts defences
against the harsh winds and frosts of winter.
But, beneath frozen earth new life will stir
as mother nature prepares for spring,
nurturing seeds and unborn young
as she has since time began.
Her wisdom is unmatched,
even when humans
attempt to thwart
her efforts
to gift
life.

©Sally Cronin 2019

If you would like to participate in this week’s challenge here is the link again:https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/09/24/re-post-colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-146-synonymsonly/

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