Winter grips my heart—
autumn’s hourglass trickles out
leaf by leaf by leaf.

Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
Photo: A wooded area in Lexington, Kentucky
More One Single Impression poems with the theme “Hourglass” here
More The Thursday Think Tank with the theme “Winter” here
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon here
More Straight Out of the Camera shots here
More Mellow Yellow Monday photos here
More Weekend Reflections photos here
More Shadow Shot Sunday photos here
More Watery Wednesday photos here
More REDnesday photos here

Posted on November 13, 2011, in haiku, Haiku My Heart, Kentucky, Mellow Yellow Monday, One Single Impression, REDnesday, Shadow Shot Sunday, Straight Out of the Camera Sunday, The Thursday Think Tank, Watery Wednesday, Weekend Reflections. Bookmark the permalink. 19 Comments.

  1. Absolutely!! Time is running out for Autumn and Winter just peers around the corner!!
    Love the repetition in the last line, gives a feel to the Haiku!!

    Coming from One Single Impression.

  2. I really had to look at this one. This is a great reflection shot!

  3. Hi!
    Beautiful! Have a great day!

    Food for Thought

  4. I love the sentiment in this Haiku!!

  5. MMT, leaf by leaf by leaf your magic keeps on sprinkling beauty…well done..

  6. you continue to stun me with your mystic and magic. great shot – even greater haiku. they’re especially wonderful today. I’m putting this one on my mirror to look at everyday – it’s Basho-like. happy day to you MMT.

  7. The cycle turns. Great words.

  8. I, too, had a watery reference, a seasonal perspective, and a lament for time’s passage. Salute, comrade!

  9. Great image and loved your words, thank you!

  10. I love this. Leaf by leaf by leaf…….

  11. A wonderful haiku, MMT! We could watch the remainder of your leaves falling. [Here our leaves are just now starting to change color to reds and yellows. And some don’t change or fall.]

  12. Beautiful reflection! Have a fabulous week.

    Liz @ MLC

  13. So beautiful!

    Fun with Leaves is my share for MYM. Have a great week!

  14. A beautiful reflection shot!
    Loved the sentiment of the poetry.

  15. Love the definite sense of time passing in your haiku! Particularly dramatic in the last line! And beautiful photo!

  16. This one has to be my favorite of your three posts this week. The colors are beautiful and the leaves seem to be falling through the air down to the water and the ground. genie

  17. it is very beautiful, the water is so clear too. Dropping some late love for MYM,hope that you can return the favor too.

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