Leaf by Niggling


Within days, autumn arrives

My favorite time because

It is cool

I mean, it’s hip, I guess

Though mainly it’s cool

Not frigid

Not torrid

Afire (without heat) in

A gift of color


In the south of south,

Fall will be spring

The warmer path to summer


C L Couch



Leaf by Niggle by J. R. R. Tolkien


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