#Haikai Challenge #150 (8/2/20): Sturgeon Moon #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Today or tonight 3rd Aug there is a full moon. Frank Tassone tells this full moon has many names, among them Sturgeon Moon. So as we transcend from Summer to Autumn Frank suggest: “This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the sturgeon moon.”

I have chosen a Tanka .

Sturgeon Moon.

Image from pixabay

Summer’s passing I grieve

Yet soon her gifts we’ll receive

Silver reflections

Stone cast, sturgeon moon ripples

And so the world keeps turning.

21 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Frank J. Tassone
    Aug 03, 2020 @ 12:43:22

    Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #6: Willow’s latest #tanka for my current #Haikai Challenge!

    Reply

  2. Jane Dougherty
    Aug 03, 2020 @ 13:32:19

    And there’ll be another one next year πŸ™‚

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Aug 03, 2020 @ 13:49:27

    Beautiful, Sis πŸ’œπŸ™πŸ½

    Reply

  4. Dale
    Aug 03, 2020 @ 15:25:53

    Truly lovely, Willow.

    Reply

  5. Priscilla Bettis
    Aug 03, 2020 @ 18:38:17

    Good poem! I like that the sound of β€œturning” takes me back to β€œsturgeon.”

    Reply

  6. msjadeli
    Aug 04, 2020 @ 23:42:36

    Great last line, Willow.

    Reply

  7. Trackback: #Haikai Challenge #151 (8/9/20): first (autumn) storm (hatsu arashi) / Darkness (Yami) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga – Frank J. Tassone
  8. -Eugenia
    Aug 09, 2020 @ 23:00:06

    Lovely Tanka and I love the last line.

    Reply

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