"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. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 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 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.