Colorful autumn leaves in California’s Inyo National Forest will soon be dashed to the ground by snow.

clear blue autumn sky—
great joy, albeit briefly,
before the first snow

Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 23, 2020, in 5-7-5, California, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Poets & Storytellers United, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Sky Watch Friday and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 21 Comments.

  1. What a wonderful burst of colour

  2. However it probably is beautiful then too, isn’t it? Your pictures are always beguiling MMT.

  3. What a beautiful scene! Joy indeed. I hope the fires are abating in California. It is good to see this area so beautiful.

  4. Masterwork, Teach. Well done.

  5. Your haiku makes a poignant statemen on the passing of Seasons
    Happy Wednesday


  6. Such a beautiful contrast between the blue sky and the golden leaves.

  7. I love everything about autumn, and this is a beautiful haiku. The splendor that is autumn in my part of the world never grows old!

  8. Kestril Trueseeker

    That perfect blue does help me cope with the creeping up of colder temperatures… brrrr.

  9. I inhaled this one in. I closed my eyes and let the imagery enter my heart and brain. It felt glorious. I will try to hold on to it (after the first frost comes).

  10. Nice Haiku, MMT. The fall picture is beautiful, I hope those will trees survive the California fires?
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  11. Oh, that seems sad – but then, Spring will bring renewal. And meantime, Autumn is beautiful.

  12. Perfect for the start of fall!

  13. Such joy and beauty, that I will take right now, but I know that when the snow comes, you will find beauty again MMT.

  14. I know right. except in my case before the rain comes. 🙂

  15. Beauty can be fleeting ~ grab it while we can ~ lovely photo and haiku ^_^

    Live each moment with love,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  16. all this golden light….just when we need it most to lift up our hearts.

  17. Oh, the glorious azure blue of your sky! Ours is mostly clouds! ;Have a wonderful weekend1

  18. Have a nice Friday. Stay safe

    much love…

  19. Love haiku and this one is a keeper!!!

  20. Margaret Schaff Bednar

    … winter is just around the corner and this temporary time right before it my favorite time of year!

  21. How I love the colours of Autumn… it’s just beautiful in every corner of the world! Have a wonderful weekend. Love from the Netherlands, stay safe!

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