Wednesday, September 07, 2011

content in the falling

September 07, 2011- Small Stones
content in the falling by  Teri H Hoover

 Backyard Garden, Blacksburg VA- Sept 07, 2011

The hollow sound of summer leaving in a rush.
A low roll of thunder
like an enormous door 
slamming shut in the distance.

Abandoned by summer.
Left behind,
cold and forsaken-

A few resolute but embattled black eyed Susans stare out on the dismal morning,
their yellow raincoats drenched and dirty.

Content they fall
to dreaming 
about the happy purple asters
outside the garden gate. 


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