Who is that knocking?

Alert, aiming to protect,

As it opens, ready,

Long, loud whines turn ferocious;

Par for the fall ritual.

Prompted from Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday at: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2021/11/02/tankatuesday-weekly-poetry-challenge-poets-choice-4/.

Prompted from Tuesday Writing Challenge at: https://godoggocafe.com/2021/11/02/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-tuesday-november-2-2021/.

Prompted from Eugi’s Weekly Prompt at: https://amanpan.com/2021/10/28/eugis-weekly-prompt-halloween-october-28-2021/.

Prompted from Francis the Frenchie’s Daily Phrase Challenge at: https://francisthefrenchie.com/2021/11/02/francis-the-frenchies-daily-phrase-challenge-november-2-2021/.