Apples, nutmeg, pumpkin pie,
I’m learning how to say goodbye
Under a sky full of lost balloons.
October bakes up crisp and sweet;
Old friends stop to say hello;
Leaves crunch softly at my feet–
There’s beauty in the letting go.
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Double quatrain written for WQW (fall or autumn).