Simmer Down

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I.
the wild storm
rushes to sea
fog settles in trees

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II.
head tucked in
the blue jay
goes to sleep

III.
leaves rustling
all day go still
twilight

IV.
streaks of rain
slice the air
down to a trickle

 

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Image: Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, Wikipedia Commons

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 7 Prompt: simmer down