Tagged: september

october is not

october is not
at all shy, walks into the
garden, as if he

owns the week – in the corner,
september sadly retreats
.
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the end of

the end of
september pretends
to know
something about
loss, sits down
at the piano
and struggles
with the blues
.
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two scoops of ice cream,

two scoops of ice cream,
and two more of marshmallowed
memories – the stuff

reserved for summer’s end, a
delayed gratification
.
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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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nine days before the

nine days before the
end of summer, we cast our lines
out once more and wait
.
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no one is ready

no one is ready
for september –
the fridge
is full, with
no recipes
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: full

september monarchs

september always

september always
sneaks in, nearly undetected –
only in its un-

discovery do you begin
to suspect its arrival
.
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the first of september

the first of september
passes almost without
a sound, but
for the roar of
cicadas from
outside my
bedroom window,
handing off each
second, as if it were
the leader of the band
.
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we lean heavily

we lean heavily
on time to assemble and
reassemble our

moments – see you in eighteen
years, you mysterious thing
.
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