Banner Mountain Girl # 59 “Autumn Preparation”

Autumn Preparation

Autumn skies are dripping gray,
the leaves are bleeding brown,
green-hulled black walnuts are dropping
like heaps of hail hammering down.
Red squirrels are packing nuts
for winter days ahead.
As for me, I just turned up
the thermostat to my waterbed.
© Freeda Baker Nichols

� BakerNichols

2 comments on “Banner Mountain Girl # 59 “Autumn Preparation”

  1. spunkonastick says:

    I remember the days of a waterbed. I also remember our heater giving out and us piling five layers of blanket on top of it just to keep from freezing.

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