Tagged: fall

in and out of clouds,

october enters

october enters
with fanfare, more or less than
september, staking

its territory with an
undeniable coolness
.
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the white azaleas

the white azaleas
dad planted at the side of
our house wave so long,

so long when we back out of the
driveway from winter to fall
.
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the things you didn’t

the things you didn’t
grow up with will always surprise
you even years from

now – with wonder, still, the snow
falling and sticking, on repeat
.
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every once in a

every once in a
while, snow graces us with its
presence, followed by

a glistening grin when we fall,
slipping on our naïveté
.
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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
.
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for every eighty-

for every eighty-
six trees that want to remain
grounded, there is one

that not only yearns for more
light, but will be willing to fall
.
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let’s promise to stay

october takes its

october takes its
final walk-through, checks off its
list twice, ready to

hand over its keys, for better
or worse, surely more colorful
.
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four weeks before we

four weeks before we
gather, we are testing the
elasticity

of our roots, extending each
fiber to strengthen support
.
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