Thursday, October 9, 2008

chestnut shells
litter the sidewalk
happy squirrels

light scatters sideways
rays spill like bright pixie sticks
sun's losing battle

leaves protest
crunch beneath my feet
I can't stop walking


J. Andrew Lockhart said...

"pixie sticks"- I love it! brings back so many memories. :)

Borut said...

Ha, ha, another note of protest: I can't stop laughing!?:))

Janet said...

andrew~ remember draining those colored sugar tubes?

borut~ enjoy the messiness:-)

kouji | haiku said...

happy squirrels indeed. :) i love these. :)

Joy Leftow said...

I love your haiku. I am a poet too. Lanie is a haiku poet and she's a friend of Kouji ~ I jumped there to here.

Janet said...

Joy~ jump by any time:-)

Rhett said...

Vivid imagery married with tender emotion. Nice.