New Autumn Poem

By Don Segal

We waltzed through leaves
The rake and I,
And swept them into piles.

Yellow and veined
Or brown and fragile
They lay together for a while

And watched their friends
Still somewhat green
Flutter in the sky.

The days pile up,
And are swept away.



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4 Responses to New Autumn Poem

  1. Pingback: New Autumn Poem by Don Segal | Shoreline Cluster Poets

  2. Deanie says:

    Lovely poem Don, from 90 degree Naples, Deanie

  3. Mimi says:

    good imagery on a Fall day from Connecticut

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