"Valley of the Catawissa in Autumn" by Thomas Moran‘Requiem for September’ and Other Poetry by Ann Christine Tabaka The Society September 18, 2017 Beauty, Culture, Poetry 3 Comments Requiem for September (or/ November Is Upon Us) Withering leaves Dying grasses Autumn is here Time Passes Gray skies Chilly days Brisk nights Life’s fabric frays Weary bodies Wracked with age Time to turn Another page Readying for winter Dreaming of spring Eternally hopeful What it will bring We are seasons We live each one Spring through winter Then it is done Thanksgiving Cookbook open Turn the page Chop the parsley And the sage Oven warming The table set Aromas wafting Appetites whet Guests gathering Idle chatter Fire crackling Youngsters scatter Time together Filled with love Thankful blessings From above Born in Wilmington Delaware in the early 1950s, Ann Christine Tabaka has been writing poems and rhymes since her Junior High years. She lives with her husband and two cats and was a Fine Arts Major in college. Related Post ‘Listening to the Lark’ by Daniel Magdalen (with... On Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending, a romance for violin and orchestra inspired by George Meredith’s poem of the same title (see both below... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 3 Responses David Hollywood September 18, 2017 Cosy, comfy, homely and lovely preparations for winter. Reply Christine Tabaka September 22, 2017 Thank you so much David. Reply Satyananda Sarangi September 24, 2017 Greetings ma’am. These are lovely poems with a wonderful flow. Best wishes and Regards. Reply Leave a Reply to David Hollywood Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.