NaPoWriMo Day 29: Seasons of the Mountain

For these last two days of National Poetry Writing Month I’ve decided to do another favorite form of mine, the tanka. A tanka is a five line poem following the syllable count 5-7-5-7-7. So without further ado…

Seasons of the Mountain

Mountain base, spring blooms
become more sparse as you climb.
Trees have lost their leaves
and the mountain begins to
wear white, as you in old age.

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