The Beauty of Autumn

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The beauty of autumn brings encouragement,

lifting our spirits in a softer sun,

as a sense of peace envelops us

within the flowers.

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Poetry and All Images © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

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As the Summer Fades

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As the summer fades our hope is not diminished,

having been lifted, by the cooler air,

and the hint of a softer sun

still bringing life filtered,

through the trees.

       

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

Her Future Glory

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It was a small flame, on a single tree leaning,

as if she’d been hiding,

high in the mountains

on a cool crisp morning,

revealing only a part

of her future glory.

I smiled remembering

her fire of yellow, gold, and red,

so I breathed in,

accepted the embrace

of the brillant fire

of autumn.

      

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