The Winery #poetry #haiku #harvest


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long days of harvest

purple fruit  teases the sun

hands are stained

*

purple stained

children finger paint the scene

shoes off, wine poured

**

shoes on, wine poured

oak casks now silent

not too tired to dance

I was reminded of the harvest at a friend’s winery a few years ago. Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem prompt Vineyards

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

16 thoughts on “The Winery #poetry #haiku #harvest

  1. Never knew you could fit the words “wine” and “children” so well into poem, Leslie. Purple stained hands from harvesting grapes for wine…that’s something we don’t think too much of, but so true 🙂

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  2. Nifty verse, Moonie!
    __The family involvement in the harvest. Shoes off_ the grapes to juice. Shoes on_ the juice to kegs, to linger in time’s enrichment, and children paint that time. It matters little about where they were, it was /and is/ a universal happy time; the harvest of -Family Wine- .

    egri bikaver
    the bulls are shrugging
    just a color

    _m

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