Blaze of Glory

Red Oak Leaf Autumn

Oak
Leaves bloom
Fiery Red
Artful couture
Fall

Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham

Note: This poem is a lantern poem (also spelled lanterne), a Japanese form, in the shape of a lantern, with five lines and a syllable count of 1, 2, 3, 4, 1.

It is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

32 thoughts on “Blaze of Glory

  1. We missed out on the autumn colours this year – we had a very early spring and a dry summer (for us, that’s – it only rained every other day) – so when the winds started early, it stripped all the leaves of the trees before they had a chance to change colour. Loved the lantern!

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  2. Now this is a poem form I can understand, and I totally enjoyed it. It.s beautiful and I thank-you for the education. I love learning anything new about writing. Thanks again.

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