Brittle

autumn scatters leaves
sunburnt early

with edges rimmed
and puckered

the mouths of ill
children
crying in vain
as they are swept away

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Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

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