Another Beautiful Season


Don’t be dismayed if you see a few snowflakes

mixed into the fall colors,

it just means another beautiful season

is right behind this one.

Ain’t that amazing?


Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

Her Future Glory


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.


Poetry and Image © Copyright 2017, 2019, ancient skies

Note: From my archives.

The Transformation


And the leaves changing colors, has always been a transformation

for us to seek the light, to be inspired, rising far above

the hate of our world, to give us wings, for us

to fly, and give the gifts of art and writing

to each other.


May it always be so. Amen.


Poetry and Image © Copyright 2016, Ancient Skies