october

october
the year dies
leaf by leaf
i am a child no more
the vision i have been given
i can fight no longer

the illness in my heart
kills me drop by drop
i must write the words for you
quickly before i fly away
with the rest of october’s
detritus to ferment and become
april’s first green shoots

God does not want
us to torture each other
we must learn to only love

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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