“Summer Renewal”

rainfall soaks the ground
making lush all that was parched
summer renewal


Posted for We Write Poems’ Prompt 115, which challenged us to write poems in 12 words.

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10 thoughts on ““Summer Renewal”

  1. Like the marriage between photo and words and the reflex back to the title at the conclusion. May I make a suggestion? I think the word ‘dead’, with its hard sound, puts a stop in the flow of the whole piece. Perhaps another word, such as ‘failing’ would more aptly continue that softer flow and emphasize the sound of rainfall. Only a suggestion and I apologize if I’m out of line.

    Elizabeth

  2. In my small corner of the world, you just gotta love rain and I do and so also your poem. It made me want to go find the rainbow after summer renewal. Thanks for a lovely image!

  3. Your twelve words form a perfect haiku, so if you replace the word dead it should be with a single syllable word. Much as I have bewailed our constant rain this summer, I agree with every word of your piece.

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