the last stars
fight to shine
fade with first light

pansy petals hold
on for three days
on the fourth – fold

falls leaves once
so bright touch
winter’s ground


perched on the edge
the stone lets go
and rolls

– – –

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 2 Prompt: surrender.

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