Hour after feeling sets in

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September clouds shyly smile, descend
as season shifts from green to gold 
bathing anguished land in hope, 
it begins with whisper 
eliciting dreams 
from rustling leaves
I can hear 
the wind
sing.

 

Photo credits: Pinterest 

Form: Nonet 

Posted on Sunday Mini-Challenge @ Real Toads

 

& Posted on the poetry pantry @ Poets United 

62 thoughts on “Hour after feeling sets in

  1. Victoria Stuart says:

    This brought such a smile to my face. Echoed exactly my sentiment on this early fall day. I love how you incorporated the music, from “whisper
    eliciting dreams
    from rustling leaves” to hearing the wind sing.

  2. HA says:

    Lovely, how the change of season and mood is captured in this verse. I like the s-sounds and that alliteration in the beginning; it makes it sonorous like the wind song.
    I loved the idea of “bathing anguished land in hope”. Very well-penned.

  3. Jim says:

    I love your time for shifting from green to gold, Sanaa. We don’t get that here in Houston. Makes me miss the Midwest, New England, and London.
    ..

  4. Truedessa says:

    You have captured the seasonal change with an insightful pen. Lovely capture. I am trying to hang on to summer as long as I can. Autumn has beauty, but it is a short season, as once the leaves fall there is a long bareness.

  5. Susie Clevenger says:

    Oh, I wish I could feel a cool wind and see the bright colors of fall. Here is it hot, rainy, and a yearning for this most difficult summer to surrender to autumn. You have written such a beautiful piece.

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