autumn elegy

breathing in autumn,

setting free the callow heart

like leaves from a tree.

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cold waters flow

until rigid with winter –

this is not our way.

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the lonesome one knows:

where you are doesn’t tell you

who you will yet be.

=== ===

some birds stay longer,

though their flocks left long ago,

and i understand.

=== ===

earth and water speak;

the wind sings, stoking our fire –

this, our element

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

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