Tanka by Gail Kuroda

Orange yellow red
leaves confused on branches.
Sleet snow / almost rain
surprises inhabitants.
Is it winter or autumn?

Bio: Gail Kuroda works in the Libraries of UNC and the High Plains Library District. She likes to take writing courses to exercise the creative part of her brain. Gail considers herself more of an essayist or short story writer and wishes to thank Kendra Griffin for her encouragement in the realm of poetry.