Monday, 19 September 2016

Adieu

With your oiled petals
still seductive
and your season's hues
still bold

I am reluctant
to lay you flat
or roll you up
or fold you away

And place you
in a dark closet
paper lined 
and cedar scented.

But darker skies
and cooler days
make urgent
the imperative


To let you go.

3 comments:

  1. In other words, the hardest time of the year to decide what to wear!

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  2. But you say it in such a creative way!

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