An Eyeful of Autumn

by Oonah V Joslin

we’ve started having dinner in the dark
well not exactly in the dark you know
there’s still a flag or two left in the sky
purple magenta wishy-washy green
or sometimes peachy fluffs of evening cloud
float past the orange streetlamps all serene

then the moon rises waxing – growing round
brighter and rounder with each passing day
like a huge dinner plate the sky is full
of treats and tricks a salt of pinpoint stars
feast for the soul and candy for the eye
a time of plenty and of candle glow.

Oonah V Joslin recently performed live at Take Ten.

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  1. #1 by jennifer walmsley on November 5, 2011 - 3:12 pm

    A lovely poem that brought out the colours of an autumn evening with a Halloween atmosphere.

  2. #2 by John Ritchie on November 6, 2011 - 5:50 pm

    The finest of the season’s delicacies plated up with consummate skill.

    Best

    John

  3. #3 by Sandra on November 7, 2011 - 5:08 pm

    Nice work Oonah, reflective of the time of year.

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