Morning Row, October

Terns. Photo: By Nicholas Atamas/Wikipedia

The boat’s bow touched the edge
of two intersecting spirals
of leaves falling,
and a flock of terns rising,
several of the leaves tattooing in passing
the rower’s shoulders gold
the light had caught as they fell.

(28 October 2022)

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