Autumn's Way

In their yellow-most goings,
leaves of maple
ride breezes to the ground.
You can hear their sound
each autumn afternoon
as the crisp air cuts
through the trees
and hurries us along
the golden sidewalks

Charles Ghigna, "Autumn’s Way" from A Fury of Motion. Copyright © 2003 by Charles Ghigna.  Reprinted by permission of Highlights for Children/Boyds Mills Press.
Source: A Fury of Motion (Boyds Mills Press, 2003)
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