Autumn Rainbow

Autumn Rainbow

A Poem by Fabian G. Franklin
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Morning reflections

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Listening to secrets in the morning;

Things night whispered to the cool gray dawn

Wisps of wood smoke twisting from distant chimneys

The whistling  scent of autumn like a song

 

Deep red leaves floating from trees

Rusted gold wounds from shivering maples

Brave sun stretching and yawning, bending his bow;

Shooting brilliant arrows into the fog

 

Mockingbird scolded by a quarrelsome squirrel

Not everyone appreciates a serenade at dawn

Crows stalk corn field stubble; squabbling and hopping

Canada geese return; honking, to the pond

 

A writing spider, high in blue spruce

Decorates the branches with her web

Birds of all sorts flock to the feeders

Nibbling sunflower seeds and bits of bread

 

Here, among smoky blue-gray hills

Steam rises from multi-colored pinnacles

Glinting light from evergreens dazzling

With rainbow colors in morning chill

 

 

 


© 2017 Fabian G. Franklin



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Fabian G. Franklin
Fabian G. Franklin

Boone, NC



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