Autumn sunrise

verdant landscape
beams in
naïve optimism
each year choosing
to forget the sun,
swollen with untempered power;
supple stems stiffen
involuntary camouflage
against once-moist soil
now nature’s adobe
to the horizon, and
pining for an autumn sunrise

Author: AJM

Writer, sociologist, Unitarian Universalist.

One thought on “Autumn sunrise”

  1. Andrew,

    Lovely poem. I’ll look for an autumn sunrise to photograph and send to you. It’s pretty dark when I get up. Ugh!

    I’ve started using bright light in the morning, hoping to stave off the blahs. I’ll let you know if it works.





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