Late Autumn

by Elizabeth Reninger

Original Language English

as if drawing his
lost leaves back
up to naked

the maple's quiet
silhouette pulls orange
silk from a waking

pauses here
with you on the cusp
of dawn then with a single
cardinal bursts

into a fire of song ...

-- from And Now the Story Lives Inside You, by Elizabeth Reninger

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The Longing in Between: Sacred Poetry from Around the World (A Poetry Chaikhana Anthology)
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And Now the Story Lives Inside You
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Late Autumn