Friday, 5 October 2007


October is a stadium
of flashbulbs
going off

trying to get a picture
of that quarterback,
throwing a pass
into the end zone,

trying to freeze-frame
the ball
in perfect mid-arch

before it descends
and crashes
into winter.

Linda Jacobs, NH, USA

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A charming fall poem....I enjoyed the humor and appropriateness of it...thanks, Linda