Marjorie DeBol DeFazio

Rookie (March 29,1933 / Detroit, Michigan)

911


In a week the trees
Changed from green
to yellow, to orange
to reds and browns
As though this is
An ordinary September

In a moment the tall trees
Made of steel, of stone, of glass
Changed from vibrant colors
To grey dust
Nothing is ordinary
In this September

September 20,2001

Submitted: Tuesday, January 01, 2008

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