The Coppery Gilt of Autumn
This week, Raymond Pert assigned our sibling assignment. IEG's is here, and RP's will be here soon.
Write a postcard, in poetry or prose, patterned after Ted Kooser. His are winter postcards of winter morning walks. Ours will be autumn postcards and we'll make our observations however we want...walking, driving, sitting, whatever....and time of day is up to us...
1. State the date
2. State the weather conditions
3. Capture physical detail of the moment
4. Reflects upon that moment, either implicitly or explicitly
Warm and breezy
The view from my backyard
is a perfect mixture of evergreen trees in the mountains
and deciduous trees on the ground.
As the sun sets this evening, it casts a perfect
autumnal glow on my view, covering
the trees and hillsides with a coppery gilt
that can only be experienced
as the light of each day is more rare, and
the autumnal equinox adds more darkness to our nights.
by Silver Valley Girl