Haiku, 俳句 (October, 10月)

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{Haiku | 俳句 }
Leaves catch midday sun
Burning red, beautiful death
Seasons turn - Autumn
`'` '-._
1, 2, 3, 4 in the car, here we go
Ant-lines on the highway
Marching along to the rhythm of our in-car entertainment AV systems

City air is infected, but air-con protected,
A film strip of concrete flickers fast past our windows
Slowly grey gives way, we're on our way to

{ C h o r u s }
See the leaves, the beautiful leaves
They make me feel easy, connected to nature
And I snap a hundred pictures
so I can enjoy them year round on my desktop

{ 俳句 }
Melancholy I
Gaze upon, soon gone, mellow
red yellow colours

Here 'mongst the trees, glad to be Japanese
Safe amongst the thousands of individuals like me,
who buy a souvenir, some snacks to prove we've

{ C h o r u s }
Been to see the beautiful leaves
Makes us feel easy, they're part of our nature
Then it's back in the car, and back home, and upload to our desktops

{ 俳句 }
Green's gone, life goes on
Falling leaf, beauty's so brief
First leaf falls - AUTUMN


from Setsu | 節, released November 1, 2016
Track art credit: 'End of Autumn' by halfrain via Flickr.com, CC BY-SA, www.flickr.com/photos/halfrain/6459391267




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