- Fallen Leavesby Paul Manton
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A Jisei Haiku for all of us
Fallen Leaves by Paul Manton
Haiku contest entry

fractured memories
fall from our tree like spent leaves -
the color of loss


Author Notes
My tribute to the many who have lost family and friends this year - and a special dedication to Sandra and Ian.

But many more still grieve for those who passed long ago. Let us all remember each other in compassion and sympathy.

My church holds a service of prayer and remembrance this week, soon after Veterans'/Remembrance Day. We pray for each other and the world. I shall remember Fan Story members.

The yellow background represents resurrection, morning and reveille.

REVEILLE - the bugle call after the two minute silence following 'The Last Post'. It means 'AWAKE!'


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