October

Music: Concerto Grosso in G minor, 1st Movement.
By Arcangelo Corelli.
Performed by the Advent Orchestra at Free Music Archive
under a Attribution-Share Alike License.


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October is self-confident and strong,
Crisp and ready for the captious wind.
Though life lies less ahead and more behind,
Old age has barely bonneted the bones.
Beauty so outrageous can't be wrong,
Even as death steals among the stones,
Resting where the leaves lie battered, blind.

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