drey

November 3, 2015 § 2 Comments

now that October has done
what it had promised 

trees stand

mostly bare

it is then that it 

can be seen

a mass of twig leaf and grass 

suspended

comfortably above in a fork

where prolonged drowsiness 

will reign 

there will come a time 

when my own covering will

fall away

and that thing I spent a lifetime 

building from the things I picked up

and cobbled together 

will emerge 

and within it

my essence will be resting 

until another spring 

arrives 

somewhere else
(c) 2015 Fred Whitehead 

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