As autumn comes, welcome sounds and smells of season
In a technical sense, autumn’s equinox arrives in late September when the sun crosses the equator and the duration of day and night stands equal. Friend Tim O’Day of Wisconsin Rapids, one of a close-knit group of writers and poets who meet monthly to share written thoughts, had this to say:
Jagged edged clouds replace a sky of blue
rainy day walking down a faded avenue
dead leaves in the gutter, September thunderstorm
whispers; “Autumns slow decay this afternoon is born.”
Summer is over, Autumn is here
fog and rain replace the sun.
All hail the Autumnal Equinox
the cycle has begun.
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