Gail P. captured the essence of summer’s ending.
Summer’s days are few
but it’s heat still lingers on.
Come cool autumn breeze.
Amanda notes how routines give a rhythm to things, and at the start of the school year, routines are key.
Grateful for routine
and savoring each moment
with new-found focus.
I love this one by Joe. It is just so poetic and thoughtful. It has a calm essence to it, doesn’t it?
The quiet stillness
of anxious first impressions
is far too short lived
I was pleasantly surprised to find not one, but two gems from Linda. Both are about nature. Close your eyes and see the moments.
linger in the warm air
as I welcome today
Strong cascades of rain
cover the saturated ground
with wonder and fear
And Britton‘s poem is like a camera. I can see the empty nests.
Swallows gone, nests abandoned.
Half a moon rises
I had shared a haiku when I put out the call for reflections. But time has passed and I have another one to share now that I have been observing my new students.
Eager faces watch
Wait, with pens poised, writing lives
in fresh, new notebooks
Thanks to my writing friends and I hope you can join us when we next do Days in a Sentence. If you have a haiku you’d like to share, just add it into the comment of this post. The more, the merrier. Consider yourself invited.
Peace (in the reflections),