Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Day 130: Jack-o'-Lantern

 
                                                                           
And now a seasonal offering. The pumpkin, Halloween symbol extraordinaire
explored here by Carl Sandburg.

But what else is the poem saying? Could it be, possibly, something about aging??


Theme in Yellow - Carl Sandburg

I spot the hills
With yellow balls in autumn.
I light the prairie cornfields
Orange and tawny gold clusters
And I am called pumpkins.
On the last of October
When dusk is fallen
Children join hands
And circle round me
Singing ghost songs
And love to the harvest moon;
I am a jack-o'-lantern
With terrible teeth
And the children know I am fooling.


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