AFTER THE EQUINOX

somehow, I let the equinox pass
unnoticed

I hadn’t connected
the Common Ground Fair
to a harvest celebration

all the same, it’s officially fall
– a wild aster lavender profusion
my reward for not weeding

only later do we realize
chock-full of thistle-seed goldfinches
have departed

observe a bright-red maple
in the morning
the last day of September

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