Wait For Me

autumn slough

 

Wait for me at water’s edge,

Where Autumn meets the sky,

Where trees in wigs stretch sapless twigs

And watch the geese fly by.

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Wait for me where harvest hides,

Where Wind paints reveries,

Where evenings slip with frosty grip

By picturesque degrees.

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Wait for me where Time stands still,

Where seasons wax and wane,

Where Dew withdraws from icy paws

‘Til only earth remains.

 

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30 comments on “Wait For Me

  1. This poem really invites a person into itself and the season!

  2. I REALLY like this one! It’s a beautiful melody that’s so soothing.

  3. Gallivanta says:

    Trees in orange wigs; I can’t stop smiling. Lovely photo too.

  4. Caddo says:

    WOW-Wonderful, Mel–tugged at my heart, as I LOVE the phrase, “Wait for me”. God bless you BIG–love, sis Caddo

  5. sellairene says:

    Your poem flows with a very picturesque. Touching 🙂

  6. Glenda Mills says:

    So beautiful Melody!

  7. I can hear it as a beautiful Irish ballad played on a dulcimer! BEAUTIFUL ! Faithfully Debbie

  8. Melody, this is an awesome ode to autumn!

    Blessings ~ Wendy

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  10. I want your words in my mouth. These poems are quite beautiful.

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