Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Tricks the Autumn Wind Plays

                                        Tricks The Autumn Wind Plays

The plastic tarp on the garden
moves like a stranded sea creature.
It breathes and flaps in the wind.

Its rock-tethered arms,
tremble to be released into this breeze
that teases it with freedom,
and memories of watery depths,
and now, the dream of flight,
having tasted air.


                                              Catherine Wilson


threecollie said...

Big smile! Excellent!

Keith Wilson said...

A simple poem that captures the autumn breeze.....
Beautifully done.

Cathy said...

Thanks, Marianne! Sometimes the words scramble onto the paper - take a look around - and fall into place ;-)

Keith . . . I'm glad you like it, dearest :) Thank you.

bev said...

Ha! I love your poem!

Cathy said...

Oh Bev! Thank you :)

For some reason I'm not being notified by Blogspot when people leave comments.

So glad you like it.

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Beautiful, from it I catch the autumn!
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