Thursday, 20 September 2018

September

 Image result for field with autumn leaves

The suddenness of September, captured here perfectly. 



September - Linda Pastan
it rained in my sleep
and in the morning the fields were wet

I dreamed of artillery
of the thunder of horses

in the morning the fields were strewn
with twigs and leaves

as if after a battle
or a sudden journey

I went to sleep in summer
I dreamed of rain

in the morning the fields were wet
and it was autumn

. . . and here is the power of poetry.

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