Tag Archives: autumn

A week of change

Autumn Ambivalence Autumn sweeps us up, Like dead leaves on the pavement, We rejoice at freedom from this cold ground, We shiver and smile, Embrace the chill, On the surface, Deeper down,  We long for sunlight, For the warm nights, … Continue reading

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Marking Autumn

The season of death The days are specked with amber, Golden stars line the ground, The birds no longer flock here, But their infants play amongst this autumn hue, The songs of spring have faded, To be replaced with winds … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Gift

A piece of material   She is a baby, Safe and secure, She sits on her mother’s back, She feels loved and supported, She’s taken out and given to another, The delicate red cloth, Alive with flowers, elephants and symbols, … Continue reading

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Nothing Gold can Stay

Mourning the Sunlight   Wasp on the carpet, Crying, confused insect, Trying to make this place your home, These alien objects, This artificial light, It shines like the sun, But it isn’t even half as bright, Perhaps this new place … Continue reading

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Looking Back on Summer

Before the change The summer sun gazes down, Alighting the treetops, Already breeding fruit, They crinkle and crackle in the breeze, Talking to one another in a foreign tongue, Soon summer will be over, Winter clouds will come, The days … Continue reading

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