Shelly Stevens

First Chill Of Autumn

I love the play
Of the first chill
Of autumn
My face
My hands
My skin
As I run
In the dark
Of the early morning

I want
To sing
To the orange
Of the leaves
Soon fading
On the once
Summer green

I want
To laugh
At Orion
In the morning
Watching over
The break of
A new day

I climb
The stairs
To my flat
Sweating and
Hurting and
Feeling my age
And I smile
To myself
As my heart is
And full
Of the

I sit
By the window
In a suspect
Kitchen chair
Hot coffee
Looking out
Over the
New day
The promise
Of the
Breaking sun
Over a
And fading

Submitted: Thursday, March 07, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 08, 2013

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