“Bittersweet Autumn Memories” haiku

Moonwashed Weekly Prompt – Autumn – October 4, 2022

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Many thanks to Eugi for this lovely prompt. 🍁 Autumn 🍁

When I was a kid growing up in Wisconsin, every autumn my stepmother and I would traipse the woods looking for bittersweet. To this day, bittersweet defines autumn for me.

Image by Mohan Nannapaneni from Pixabay
autumn solitude...
bittersweet branches creak
in the morning fog

© Colleen M. Chesebro

23 thoughts on ““Bittersweet Autumn Memories” haiku

  1. This is really lovely, Colleen!

    (I didn’t know about the bittersweet vine. I looked it up. There’s an American bittersweet, and then there’s an invasive asian type.)

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