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MAGIC SEASON

MAGIC SEASON



Autumn sprinkling gold dust,

magic slips into the mountains.

A wedge of honking geese

cuts through cobalt skies.



Golden rod nod their heads,

breath of fall on my cheek.

The air smells like apples,

autumn sprinkling gold dust.



Star-studded asters hug

the banks of Hyatt Mill Creek.

A doe and twin fawns appear,

magic slips into the mountains.



Corn shocks rattle their fingers,

a pumpkin pie baking.

Maple burns like Moses’ bush,

a wedge of honking geese.



Light spins a kaleidoscope

through the patchwork of trees.

Thousands of monarch butterflies

cutting through cobalt skies.

--Brenda Kay Ledford

Comments

lil red hen said…
Brenda, this is such a wonderful poem. You've done a fantastic job, bringing me right into the fall flowers, sounds, and colors.

Thank you so much for your encouraging comments about my quilt.
Magnolia Tea said…
Wow, your blog header is a breathtaking view. Love the autumn poem. Have a great week!
Betsy Adams said…
Beautiful poem, Brenda... Nobody loves Fall anymore than I do.... It's such a magical time of year.... I'm so lucky to live in an area where the Fall Colors and signs are all so wonderful... Like you said: Magical!!!

Hugs,
Betsy
Susie Swanson said…
Awe, you described it so well Brenda. Fall is a magical season. Beautiful poem as usual. I'm so happy you both are enjoying the book. Blessings.Susie
Janet said…
Yes, it is a magic season indeed. I love it and your poem.
Blackberry Lane said…
This is lovely! I have seen more goldenrod this year than ever before.
What an absolutely perfect poem! Your word picture of Autumn say it all!
Daisy said…
What a beautiful poem, Brenda! I love your images--"corn shocks rattle their fingers" and "Maple burns like Moses' bush." So vivid!
At the end of a perfect fall day, your lovely verse reminds me of what made it that way!
Love your wonderful words! You are right......there is a magic to fall season!
Connie Arnold said…
Your poem is filled with great imagery and is a delight to the senses!

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