a cool breeze blows through
the wide open sliding door —
Aki no Kami
Aki no Kami draws near.
Last night in dream, I watched her
as she brushed her jet-black hair.
Soon, she will unpack
her autumn bundle
for all to see.
Steam rising from a dawn tea cup.
(c) 2018 / Frank LaRue Owen (Wandering Stone Lantern) / purelandpoetry.com