Autumn — A Poem

“Beech” — C.Birde, 9/20

Crickets’ hypnotic trill & hum

Crisp-fizzling leaves & grasses

Hymn of gilt-edged, waning light

Cool air folds up the landscape

Sundials of hearts’ chambers slip

Summer’s flame-crown sputters



Autumn comes to burnish

a new measure…

— C.Birde, 9/20

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