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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Comments about this poem (Autumn by Mark R Slaughter )

  • Rookie Jack Price (11/9/2011 8:29:00 AM)

    Sorry Mark, I meant the fall. great work! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jack Price (11/9/2011 8:28:00 AM)

    Nice depiction of the arrival of spring. J. L. Price (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Quin Faas (10/9/2009 3:30:00 PM)

    i agree with Marie-your Autumn is the best read of the season. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 376 Points 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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