Bio Note: I read more than I write, but I often chuckle when scratching out a few lines and wonder how it may end or where it may end up.
An orange ladybug orbits a faded red zinnia. The katydids’ chant rattles above the pine forest, Beyond the sky’s purple rim and hiss beneath the earth. A box turtle conceals her pearl eggs in a nest of black loam.
Orange Sky October
An evening’s waiting, A red bird, tomato red, sings Ever so generously beyond The tea olive this passing sun’s Orange chill. I rise to a call, “soup”, Waiting at the top of the stairs Stirred by one who loves.
©2023 Doug Brown
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