#Haiku: Summer sounds

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” 

― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

cicadas buzzing
hypnotic lull of sprinklers
dog days of summer

©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No.228

Author’s Note: Hi everyone- I have not been writing a lot lately as I am in the midst of yearly check-ups for my breast cancer. I can’t believe it’s been a year. So far, so good- two more appointments to go!

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 24 years and their latest rescue, Jackson “Jax” Lyberg. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com and view anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

12 Comments on “#Haiku: Summer sounds

  1. I just read that quote for my post next week for #WQWWC (Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge, started by Colleen. I’d love it if you’d paste a link to this post with your poem in my comment section next week, Linda. How are you surviving the weather down there? We are in Prescott. It’s nearly 90 here.

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  2. I loved your summer haiku, Linda. Excellent imagery. I did see on FB that you need a hysterectomy. I’m sorry to hear that. I had mine years ago. It was a true blessing. It seems every time I go to the doctor there is something else. This time, they said I have osteoporosis in my lower back! So, I’m right there with you, my friend. Hang tough. Hugs. ❤

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  3. Pingback: #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars: #PoetsChoice, No. 228 | 🌸Word Craft: Prose & Poetry🌸

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