Saturday, October 4, 2014

Poetry Saturday



October brings spring’s
evil twin, tiptoeing
skipping, running
backward through
fallen leaves.
She blows a kiss
crisp as an autumn apple.
Sullen, I contemplate
the coat closet.

7 comments:

  1. almost like an extra long haiku. love the little twist.

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  2. You did it! Yea, you! And such a delightful, energetic verse. Well, apart from that sullenness associated iwth the coat closet. I really like it!

    I'm keeping you pinned so I'll remember to stop by every day with encouragement. I often don't get here because -- well, you Blogger people are hard to keep up with. Even the email notifications usually come a day or two late, and I won't use Google Friend Connect. Crotchety me. But I think the tab will do it!

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  3. October has a way with turning every path into a Yellow Brick Road. Lovely poem.

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  4. Love your poem! Love fall! We're having a cold front moving through this weekend. The high is supposed to be a chilly 82º tomorrow...yeay!

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  5. What a great photo, and I like the poem about the ambivalence with which we all greet fall.

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