I can see the end
Of summer
And feel it
With each early
Falling leaf
It’s a soft and drifting
Sadness laced
With longing
For letting go
Of light that kept me
For returning
To a darker earth
That keeps me
I welcome
My decay
And waiting


Painting: Decaying Leaves by Ginny Perry

~ by April on August 8, 2021.

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