Thursday, September 24, 2020

October


 Oh, October!

You put on a show

tapdancing over the hills

dressed in bright garments:

orange, lemon, and cranberry.

Oh, October!

You are a sassy month

stopping carloads of folks

who flock to view the fall foliage

and you somersault on the wind.

Oh, October!

You are a naughty child.

On Halloween you deck 

out in spooky costumes,

trick-or-treat

through out the night!

--Brenda Kay Ledford

This poem appeared in the September/October/November 2020 issue

       of "West End Poets' Newsletter"

I hope all my blogger friends will have a beautiful and blessed fall!


6 comments:

Ruth Hiebert said...

Beauty all around us.

lil red hen said...

Such a nice, descriptive poem. Your photos surely have captured the beauty of fall.

Elaine/Muddling Through said...

Beautiful poetry, and I love your photos! We do not get that kind of color here, but I do love seeing it.

Eggs In My Pocket said...

Wonderful that this was published.......I just love it. I had to chuckle when you called October "sassy".

Hootin' Anni said...

Congratulations on it being published!!

janet smart said...

Hi Brenda! I love fall. It is my favorite season. I enjoyed reading your poem.

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