Leaves, settling

This one-way flight
never regained -
Paralyzed butterflies
in bright orange and gold
make their peace with the ground -
reconciled, done.

The cold, 
and the passage of blind feet
will soon diminish
their hushed, eloquent landings.

 Jon Bohrn (2003) 

Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves
graphic by Catal Design



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