Mark R Slaughter


Autumn


Red has come –
It blew in unexpectedly
When I was vulnerable.
And it brought the cold –

Not of still and blue,
But the dying embers type,
As if to say 'Goodnight Summer.'



Copyright Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Saturday, October 03, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, May 04, 2011

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  • Marie Shine (10/3/2009 4:19:00 PM)

    This terse poem speaks volumes about Autumn Mark.
    Though short and sweet it says everything in so few words.
    The nicest poem I've read on Autumn this season.
    THANK YOU for sharing it with me Mark.
    10++++++++++ (Report) Reply

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