Haiku Change of Season

acorns
dive bombing our cars–
ping!

I was e-mailing my sister in Boston. It’s hot here, cooler there. I said: “say hi to your acorns” as she lives among oaks. She wrote me back the words that became the first two lines here. I capped it with the third and final line.

Miriam Sagan

3 thoughts on “Haiku Change of Season

  1. I only learned in the last couple of years that a haiku is designed to communicate the season. I love that challenge, but I have only composed one haiku in my life and I’m afraid the season is… well… it was about LA and seasons there are so amorphous … even the leaves can’t be sure.

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