Tag Archives: autumn

evening poem, Oct. 12, 2017

After a day outdoors In the cool light of Autumn We are relaxed, like old gloves Laid back on couches and recliners We feast on steak and potatoes And fade in and out while Watching the grounds crew Work that … Continue reading

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Autumn Chore

    After the first hard frost We’ll cut that tree We’ll wait till that poison ivy is brown Then hack away I don’t know how to get it to fall your way But I know how to measure the … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, Oct. 4, 2017

    The treetops stand tall against the cloudless sky Still full with summer’s green They nod their broad heads in the afternoon breeze . Down here on the ground I hear their high rustle The noises of late summer … Continue reading

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afternoon poem, October 15, 2016

    October’s chill is welcome A splash of cold water on the face And one is awakened to the sweet Ferment of the earth   The morning sun is distant And the fog, cool and white Lingers till midday. … Continue reading

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Autumn Scene

    At dawn I walk onto the cool deck and look out over the hillside The new-mown hay lays in long rows, darker against the green stubble now. I wait to catch some hint of yesterday’s delicious aroma from … Continue reading

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morning poem, October 11, 2016

    Now that Autumn has come Early mornings are dark But in only an hour Mist will rise from the meadows When the sunlight warms the grass     copyright 2016

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morning poem, september 30, 2015

    . What comes out of the autumn rain? Not new life. The rains in April soak the warming soil And melt the seed coverings And life splits the crusts and wiggles skyward; glorious. . But the autumn rain … Continue reading

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evening poem, september 12, 2015

I remember late summer The hot afternoons and cool evenings When night came earlier and dew sparkled On the cool grass beneath the post lights I remember the misting rain so fine That it seemed to hang suspended in the … Continue reading

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morning poem, september 9, 2015

. At dawn I walk onto the cool deck and look out over the hillside The new-mown hay lays in long rows, darker against the green stubble now. I wait to catch some hint of yesterday’s delicious aroma from the … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, November 3, 2012

                Light In Autumn     What is it about this autumn light That moves me in time? Like the summer sun, it enlightens the world drawing vivid color from everything it touches. Yet it is something all its own … Continue reading

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