Autumn Fire

Summer is folding her green sheets

Red stain weeps through to autumn

Cleansing a laundry of episodes:

Swimming in crystals

Orange blazed woods

Tanned melancholy


Trails of permanent wilderness


I go inside to reflect like forest ponds

Embracing cracks in the sunlight

A little red fox saunters by

Squirrels race passing cars to suicide


A prelude to winter when plants and people die

Fall 2008

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