reverse vultures

23 Nov

This season monotonearbrecadreof wind, rain,
and crunchy leaves
when wind seems drunk and mean,
a morgue for umbrellas.
There’s one upside down
its scaffolding so exposed,
all the broken limbs,
but bat wings flapping in the breeze
not yet capsized,
a shelter for squirrels.

painting by colorsetbrushes

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3 Responses to “reverse vultures”

  1. kvennarad November 24, 2015 at 5:14 am #

    Just when I stop writing about autumn, you come up with this little belter.

    • Steve Myers November 24, 2015 at 5:47 pm #

      tag team

      • kvennarad November 25, 2015 at 5:12 am #

        What a pair of luchadores!

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