The End of Summer (a poem)


She looked up at the sun

her face fresh as Spring

which had departed

Summer on the wing

***

She wanted to cry

but no one would hear

everyone wanted Fall

that was evidently clear

***

She was resolved to her fate

to be the last one

that beautiful face

that shone in the sun

***

A sister would rise

next year that was true

but her end was at hand

her life almost through

*****

The last rose in my garden (above) inspired this poem. Enjoy fall

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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