Miz Quickly’s Day 29: Once Upon A Time

Miz Quickly’s Day 29: Once Upon A Time

A Giddy Bit of Bedlam

Once upon a time, the garden
was red and yellow, gaudy,
blistering and indestructible.
But this is October’s end.

October is for storage, sugared fruit
and blanched beans. For blossoms
that flop into the periphery of winter.
For fern and flower in doddering rain.

I watch low stars frosty in the sky,
and the moon bald and shiny, and
my eyes smile with accomplishment.
Summer was a giddy bit of bedlam.

Written for Miz Quickly’s Day 29. Shared with #APoemADay on Twitter ©Misky 2021

18 responses to “Miz Quickly’s Day 29: Once Upon A Time”

  1. Seasons come and go, eh? And each has its merits and its drawbacks. But they all fade – or vanish overnight – and we remember. We had a hard frost this morning; looked like snow for a minute. My Beloved Sandra’s a Summer lover. She’s been frowning about Autumn, but you should have seen her expression this morning when she looked out on our white lawn…
    Have a great day, Misky.

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