AUTUMN: A WHIMSY
Papery skies, fumed
with an over-ripe scent,
peeling off spines of hieroglyphs-
a neurotic green,
phosphorus splash of re-cycled mist.
I am allergic to nostalgia.
Filigreed rhapsody waltzes through
red leaves; a
coral Sun dis-mounts, chin-up,
dimples alluring decoupage October.
Wind blades sigh, fanning gilded eddies
along her feet, her
wild train of nuts, squirrels,
bees and berries.
Tone-on-tone is IN.
Example: the bright roof,
sloping over brighter stalks-
illustration, yes, I remember naming it
“home” in a coloring book of
Linked to d’verse Open Night Week 16: http://dversepoets.com/2011/11/01/open-link-night-week-16/