Tagged: autumn

autumn retreats, a

no, we will never

no, we will never
recover the summer of
2021 –

autumn drags us kicking and
screaming into winter, a blur
.
20211110:2200
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and here is the hour

and here is the hour
you withheld from yourself last
winter in order

to enjoy it today – delayed
gratification hooey
.
20211107:1633
y

four weeks before we

four weeks before we
gather, we are testing the
elasticity

of our roots, extending each
fiber to strengthen support
.
20211028:2046
y

this is and isn’t

t-minus one day till

t-minus one day till
autumn – a slice of fluffy
japanese cheesecake

in our bellies, a closet of
fall layers waiting to be let out
.
20210921:1949
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autumn makes herself

the middle of

the middle of
september pauses
for no one – it’s
unclear who is
chasing who
as the sun tucks
in earlier and
earlier every night
.
20210915:1751
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under all this

under all this
heaviness, who’s to
say that when we
emerge from the
snow, we might be
an oak leaf or
a bamboo, a maple
or a poplar, green,
gold, red, or dead
.
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there are mornings

there are mornings
when i insist
that you hear
the wind crashing
through autumn
leaves like there is
an ocean at our
window, that we can
hear with
the same ears
.
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