On Changing

The light faded or was blocked and in the evenness I saw the yellow in your leaves. How wonderful you change. As if
Each leaf, each strand of leaf on leafy stalk decides, alone, completely: Now, it is time. Not like other trees, ones who start at the top, like
They’ve been toasted. Or ones where one branch, maybe strongest, maybe dying, goes orange from the source. You
With flapping arms and shaggy head have chosen to speckle in your little way. I am dazzled.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s