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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

is a poet and author of more than 100 award-winning books

from Random House, Disney-Hyperion, Scholastic, Abrams,

Simon & Schuster, Charlesbridge, Capstone and other publishers.

He is a former poetry editor of the English Journal and nationally

syndicated feature writer for Tribune Media Services.

October - Haiku



Artist autumn comes,
paints her blush across each tree,
drops palette, and leaves.

River City Publishing ©Charles Ghigna

1st Place 
Sakura International Haiku Competition


laurasalas said...

OK, not many haiku make me snort out loud, but this one does the trick. Both beautiful and funny!

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Laura. I appreciate your snort!

Michelle Heidenrich Barnes said...


Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Michelle. May your autumn skies be clear, may your trees be full of color!

Tabatha said...

Sharing this one!