Plumes

I encountered this tall grass on my walk today. It was in one of those little sidewalk gardens situated directly in front of the owners home. On this bright, sunny day, the coolness was a reminder that autumn wore a chill. The gray had finally moved on.

tall grass blooms

bask in autumn sun –

chilly day

Pat R

10/15/20

Awry!!

the world is upside down

what the hell is going on

your draws is showing

your junk is exposed

nobody wants to see that part of you

put your junk back under cover

what makes your shit more important than everybody elses

what makes your cockeyed opinion more important than everybody elses

everybody has those

so stop doing crazy shit trying to put yours front and center

and get over yourself!!!!

Pat R

10/14/20

Maple

the tall maple is a shimmering yellow

the deep crunch beneath my feet

sounds mournful still

its twin to the left

was being gnawed at by rot

and had to be removed

since then I haven’t had the heart

to poach its sticky syrup

I will never forget the gasp escaping the earth

as huge sections of the trunk was felled

the house shook

Pat R

10/13/20

For dVerse Poets Pub… an interesting prompt this week where Sarah is hosting – Three little words. Stop by to read or participate here

My choice : Sticky. Left. Gasp

Autumn Drizzle

a flurry of falling leaves –

every now and then

autumn drizzle

Pat R

10/08/20

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday a weekly poetry challenge. To read or participate in Tanka Tuesday go here.

Harvest Moon

The moon at 9:07pm tonight

harvest moon

adorns the night sky –

moon gazing

For Open Link Night over at dVerse Poets Pub

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For Frank Tassones prompt Harvest Moon To participate or just read other entries go here.

Pat R

10/01/20

Thursday Doors

This used to be the building of the Fire Department headquarters in Brooklyn. The old headquarters. It is six stories tall and was built in 1920. I couldn’t tell who or what lives there now. The details of this is so intricate.

I took these pictures today while on my search for the Board of Elections Office. Yes, I was in search of the drop box. My ballot made it there safely!

For Thursday Doors over at Norm’s. To see others or to participate go here.