The winds of autumn rise but do not divert

the sun steady everywhere.

 

I want to pick apples and bake apple pie

and make a fire in the evening.

 

The cereal tree at the corner is shedding its Coco-Pops,

tiny button acorns with a crusty chocolate complexion.

 

Autumn’s the best time for me.

It’s the walnut season now – we’ve missed it again.

 

The high flights pass under the clouds

needle and soundless thread of silver-white.

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