Tagged: autumn

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
.
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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
.
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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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ten pomegranates

ten pomegranates
into autumn, releasing
bouquets of crimson

seeds into water, allowing
them to sink with abundance
.
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summer’s end hangs on

summer’s end hangs on
to the coattails of autumn,
dragging with it such

insufferable heat, causing
insomnia in its wake
.
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even in childhood,

even in childhood,
we never found the bridge that
connected summer

to fall – perhaps someone did
and rightly boarded it up
.
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we can’t imagine

we can’t imagine
what autumn will bring this year,
and we count ourselves

lucky to be still standing,
ready to walk across that bridge
.
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in the backyard, the

in the backyard, the
chinese mahogany rains,
leaves gliding through the

air like birds searching for its
migration route, winter is here
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: migration