Autumnal Tasks

I enjoy her blog so much. She is such a thoughtful and inspiring author.

Cynthia Reyes

Autumn is here, rustling all of the leaves

Soon ’twill be time to take care of the eaves

Last time we didn’t, we paid a big price

The eavestroughs were clogged, a magnet for ice

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And speaking of leaves, I’ve had cause to wonder

Why don’t they stay near their trees over yonder?

Why does the wind blow them into our place

Why, when around them is so much free space?

Photo by Hamlin Grange

And speaking of wind, there’s a shutter gone loose

Far up near the roof, nearly high as the spruce

And if it should fall, it may land on our heads

Or just fly away as we sleep in our beds

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And speaking of beds, there’s the garden to tend

And errors we really must hasten to mend

Those wild strangling vines and the tough creeping Jenny

You put up with one and you end up with many.

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5 thoughts on “Autumnal Tasks

  1. Thank you for reblogging, Theresa. I’m honoured!

  2. Debbie says:

    This made me smile! Thank you for sharing it with us here! Love and prayers! Deb

  3. Love you, too, Deb! God Bless you!

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