Saturday, December 3, 2016

december 1st quatrain

december 1st  quatrain

japanese maple leaves, so many red stars,
spangle the corner in a streetlight's white gaze—

nothing else this afternoon, just clouds blown east:
accept the gift as given—it will vanish

Jack Hayes
© 2016

Japanese maple foliage
N Borthwick Ave, Portland, OR 11/26/16 

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