In Early December

In early December

November’s leaves still adorn

The woodland lawn.

Man’s pattern is made

In light and shade.

But the gardener’s rake

Rakes all leaves.

9 thoughts on “In Early December

    1. K Morris Poet Post author

      Thank you, Liz. Looking at this again in the light of morning, I am torn as to whether the final line should read, “leaves no leaves”, rather than “rakes all leaves”. I shall think on that.

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    2. K Morris Poet Post author

      Thanks, Liz. I think the use of the word “leaves” twice, in the last line just doesn’t look (or sound) right. I’m pleased you agree with my decision. Best wishes. Kevin

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