Poem: Fall

Fall

By Dee Rusin, Kenai

Fall is here

How do I know

The wind blew in

Through the trees

Bending low

Leaves changing colors

Some kind of slow

While evergreens faithfully stand

The fields of fireweed

A flood of bloom

Soon will be replaced

By darkness and gloom

Ice and snow

Small animals scramble

Over here and there

Filling there pouches

Hiding food everywhere

For winter

Migrating birds

Stop for a snack

Then take to the air

To join with the pack

Flying south

Enjoy the days bathed in the sun

Since fall is now here

You know what will come

Winter

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