Last Charades

Copper leaves and copper dial,

counting down the hours to snow;

tawny henna’s fiery trial,

acting out its fall tableaux.

Father Time gives warning shout,

“Make haste, make haste, the autumn fades!”

Accordingly, the world blacks out,

playing season’s last charades.

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11 comments on “Last Charades

  1. Beautiful rich picture and delightful words! It is time to add a wool blanket to our beds…

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  2. Marcy says:

    No color left here. LOL! Your pictures are increasingly beautiful. Have you taken a photog course or just played around more with settings?

    • melodylowes says:

      I’ve started doing a bit of editing in picmonkey online – pretty basic, but lots of fun. The snow hit us yesterday, and I haven’t had time to snap any photos yet, so my blog is a bit behind in the reality department! *giggle*

  3. Caddo Veil says:

    This is WOW-Wonderful, Melody!! I totally love your sundial, and these words are poetically perfect. (We’ve had snow in the mountains, but prayer-hopefully we won’t get much where I am.)

    • melodylowes says:

      My world has been white for the past two days – haven’t had the time to get out and snap any pics yet, so my blog is lagging behind my outdoor reality. Hopefully it will melt and we’ll have a few more weeks without??

  4. RoSy says:

    I hope there are lots of hours left before we see snow.I’m not ready 😉

  5. Debbie says:

    This poem just flowed so perfectly, Melody! Like time! God bless you and these days ahead!

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