In the Softness of the Autumn Sun

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In the softness of the autumn sun, a quiet returns

to our hearts

an in between, a season

of twilight, of dreaming

where we remember gathering, holding onto,

yet a time of resting

to cease from striving,

even blankets wrapping us

in a feeling of safety, letting go

trusting the arms,

trusting the smile

of our lover

and the smell of apples

bringing wholeness

in the twilight.

We drift off again.

Autumn.

    

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2018, ancient skies

20 thoughts on “In the Softness of the Autumn Sun

  1. Great way to capture the comfort of the season. I find it odd that we feel this way though given that everything is quite literally falling. Perhaps as you say, it encourages us to “cease to strive” and rediscover the meaning of rest.

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