thursday, october 19

the late afternoon
of the year gathers
around the town
where we live

bright leaves, the
varicolored grass
tangles of vegetative
debris in the ditches

the shaggy final
exuberance of
growth and flowering
into seed on warm
october days;
the ragged inroads
made by frost
and wind

p1k3 / 2017 / 10 / 19
tags: topics/colorado, topics/poem