Autumn Eases In

This past Tuesday’s Short Form Poetry Workshop was devoted to a special genre of weather orientated poetry.  The first of two that I wrote that night is Autumn Eases In.  I think I wrote it as much in avoidance of the horrible storms the US is currently encountering as I did in preference for the topics I chose.

La Digue du Braek - Rusty Lighthouse

Autumn Eases In
by Michael Romani

With a sneeze and a slight wheeze
Caught in a cool Autumn breeze
The branches of the trees
Change their colors as they please

The full moon is getting a nightful
And the chills can be so frightful
But with the rat-a -tat-tat
of droplets falling where they're at

The season has begun to change
Into a mood that strikes so strange
While lovers before a chimney fire
Whisper words of love and desire

The times are a changing their blanket
Of leaves on the ground, as we thank it
Autumn closes in to touch again and again
And chills us into comfort like an old friend

(c) September 5, 2017 Michael Romani
All Rights Reserved

Satudarah MC Nederland -   A Little Patch of Autumn

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