It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! So I chose to do an Acrostic Poem September.

Summer is almost gone
Evidence of Autumn on its way.
Plethora of leaves begin to fall
Trees change colours standing tall
Embers from bonfires fly
Monsters prepare for Halloween
Beasts and witches , best you’ve seen.
Evenings start to draw in
Renewal, harvest feasts with kin.


This is part of Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

43 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Sep 01, 2020 @ 18:12:50

    Love it, sis! So powerful!


  2. Jen Goldie
    Sep 01, 2020 @ 20:14:36

    September is my favourite Month. Not to hot not too cold..just right! 😊
    Nicely done my friend!


  3. Jen Goldie
    Sep 01, 2020 @ 20:27:14

    Oh dang! LOL Look what I started! Willow 💜


  4. TanGental
    Sep 02, 2020 @ 06:07:05

    That’s spot on. Sums it up beautifully


  5. Jules
    Sep 02, 2020 @ 10:28:22

    First it was too much sun crisping the leaves… but then the chestnut and willow leaves are generally the first to fall anyway. Almost time for the rake and not quite ready to put the lawn mower away!

    Cheers to Autumn!!


  6. -Eugenia
    Sep 02, 2020 @ 13:47:39

    Love this, Willow! ❤️


  7. Colleen M. Chesebro
    Sep 02, 2020 @ 21:00:30

    Autumn is my favorite time of year! I love it, Willow! ❤


  8. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Sep 05, 2020 @ 09:45:53

    Love this Willow. What a great idea. Acrostic must give that a go sometime. ❤ x


  9. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Sep 05, 2020 @ 10:50:56

    Lovely Willow and it is the same here… hoping there might be a few more summer days in September..hugsx


  10. kimbladeswritingblog
    Sep 07, 2020 @ 11:41:57

    Very lovely, Willow. I am enjoying Spring and new growth and colours in my part of the world.


  11. Betty Hayes Albright
    Sep 09, 2020 @ 20:51:33

    Most enjoyable, Willow! 🧡🧡🍁🍁


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