An October walk
It seemed November with cold mist
exchanging places with clarity..
After heavy rains filling the rushing
spraying rapids of the mud drenched creek..
This running path and meeting of runners with
isolating earplugs but with smiles appreciating
damp outdoor exercise of this late day..
The path revealed rock walls which were
serpentine in slanted perspective
with graded light in enclosing forms..
A college soccer game in the chill
warmed only by the bright lights of
These October etchings splashed upon
a presence most intimate with these