Southeastern Autumn 2022

Change of season
on the heels of change in climate:
Leaves fall mottled red, dirty yellow,
moldy-pumpkin orange,
desiccated, dropped in drought,
in crisis not in seasonal cycle.
Nature subverted.
Nature fatigued,
stressed, starved, strained.
How long lasted the advent
of the winter of the

The Weekly Avocet, #519, 12 November 2022