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The Tug of Autumn

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The Tug of Autumn

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At noon I stood in stillness,
amidst a cathedral of browning oaks,
chin up, mouth agape, watching
leaves languish from the trees.
It was raining and the tug of autumn
was surely here.
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I would like to be wiser, calmer,
more at home in the world.
I’d like to give my days
the delighted artfulness
of courtship, merging, lingering,
bearing witness, offering praise.
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I want to hold what holds us.
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~Ingrid Goff-Maidoff,
from the book of poems, What Holds Us
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