Autumn

Autumn copper-plates the leaves
Where fall-flames flare;
Through birch and larch its firewarp weaves
In burning air.

Red drops of dragon’s blood, leaves fall
Twist, turn, and curl:
Ideas and feelings that through all
Subconscious swirl

Float through the fathoms of the mind
And spin brain’s skeins:
Dark life-lines tangle-tied to bind
And hold, like reins.

Dare-glare of asking silence seeks:
Its quest-light beams.
On sleeping trees the sunshine-streaks
Melt leaves to dreams.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s