Autumn leaves


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Beginning to mourn the passing of fall’s color
I’m reminded
of the beauty in silhouettes
magnificent, naked, frameworks of perfection
design and function peeking through
then standing out fully
proudly exposed

Revealing each tree anew
as its bright life dives underground

leave-ing bare
the invisible promise
of renewed pacts with spring
in every whorl and crooked branch
the former hosts to overflowing exuberant activity

creaking and swaying
in newly harsh winds
they are transformed into streamlined icons
of life’s invincibility
and renewable essence

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Surely the witness’s reward
not loss.
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