11 – 29

a body ravaged
in the autumn of her life
cells change, fall like leaves
© Merril D. Smith 2017

Merril D. Smith is a historian and poet, sometimes at the same time.

This struck a huge chord in me – I particularly liked the last line.
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.

5 Responses to 11 – 29

  1. merrildsmith says:

    Reblogged this on Yesterday and today: Merril's historical musings and commented:
    The third of my haiku selected by Pure Haiku for the monster series.

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