This weekday morning

I long for the moment

with gossipy geese

applause of the leaves

steam above ponds

corralling of cranberries

fields of squash and gourds

harvest of corn

brittle pine needles

a deciduous blaze

-Deb Johnston

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I am a former educator, writing in central Wisconsin. When not writing or encouraging students to write, I enjoy lighthouses on the Great Lakes, family campouts, and walking our dog. I am a member of SCBWI. I have a masters degree in education and have been published in The Mailbox MagazineThe Education Center®, The Mailbox®,The Idea Magazine for Teachers®.

3 thoughts on “AUTUMN’S PALETTE

  1. Hi Deb, This is just lovely!  Nice choice of verbs, and I love the gossipy geese. And kudos to you for doing the blogging thing! Kris

    Kris Rued-ClarkPlease visit our websiteGreat Shift of Awakening


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