by Angela Terry, Michael Dylan Welch, and Cara Holman

First published in Red Paper Parasols, the 2022 Southern California Haiku Study Group anthology, page 101. Originally written 14 October 2011 at Seabeck, Washington.

fool’s gold

the light

from autumn stars Angie

Reese’s eaten first

from the trick-or-treat bag Michael

bare branches

the silent flight

of a spotted owl Cara

bonfire smoke

seeps into my sweater Angie

frost moon—

fingerprints on the doorknob

of the abandoned house Michael

the sharp crunch

of the last red apple Cara