you're reading...
Uncategorized

On The Arrival of Fall in Mississippi

I know, I know, fall officially arrived September 21. However, here in Mississippi we always seem to be a little behind everyone else, and that includes the changing seasons.

Yesterday we had 80’s weather but last night the winds of fall came in on a much needed rain storm.

In honor of the falling leaves here’s a little Crow poem with pictures taken just today.

Enjoy.

 

On The Arrival of Fall in Mississippi

by Dancing Crow

 

Fall arrived today, although not announced

I felt it in the air.

That touch of crisp

Whirling and brief, yet decidedly there.

Smelling all clean and free

from the usual despair.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I just saw a leaf

Fall from a tree

Swishing, afloat on the late summer wind

The very first I’ve happened to see

Still green, lithe, still able to bend.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I really love summer. I do!

But autumn has snuck in

And I can’t say I’m sorry

To see it begin.

In fact, it feels

L-o-v-e-l-y

to end one thing and start something new.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

That leaf reminds me that things always change.

And brings me hope of helping something be

As it should.

As I want it to be.

A new chance to make it all good.

There’s that smell again,

Gently moving the tips of the tree tops.

Soon, I guess, it’ll be time to put away

The flip flops.

Till next year.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

You know, it’s rather nice to breathe air

and not steam

Before long, I’ll be eating hot chili

instead of ice cream

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

No, it won’t be long now –

an old sweater, some firewood and the big rake will be calling.

And hey, look!

there’s another leaf

f

a

l

l

i

n

g…

Discussion

Comments are closed.

ABOUT THIS BLOG

Welcome. This is my site to share info, education, insights, discoveries, personal thoughts and anything else I'm caw-ed to post. I'm glad you are here!

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archives

%d bloggers like this: