"The desert bears only a scathing sun, and nothing more."
"What about mirages?"

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Summer Ending.

I watched the leaves today,
their edges faded
from green to yellow
as Autumn comes
and steals
Summer‘s breath.
Blooming life
is shot down
by bitter frost.
An arrow
in my back.

- - -

Inspired by the yellow leaves of a tomatoe plant that really isn't getting enough sun. Darned weather.

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