WriteOut More Wind in the Trees

Traces of Summer Haiku for #writeout

Wind weaves traces of
summer: small gifts of color–
remnants of small joys.
~ Sheri Edwards

Today’s poem, a haiku by me on my photograph of on the footbridge to Cole Park

footbridge Cole Park

Slippery,” the  #inktober2020 prompt today fit right in with the park poetry idea at a smaller, bridge over Fiddle Creek, the creek next to Cole Park.

Especially in early spring, this may be “slippery” and it inspired my “inking” today.

Earlier this summer, we encountered a surprise move on this very bridge:

What did you observe in the natural world today?


#writeoutWrite Out is an October writing project by the National Writing Project. This year’s theme, Stories Around the Campfire, connects to the National Park Service theme for October. Here’s an introduction to get ready for the many ways and prompts in which you may get involved.

You don’t need a national park or a park– you just need a window to look outside. Or your backyard or front stoop. A local park is nice, or a spot in the wilds. All you need is a glance outside and reflection into the wonder of nature.