October Freefall


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Susan writes picture books and was thrilled when her book HEY HO, TO MARS WE'LL GO! was read for Story Time from Space by an astronaut orbiting Earth. (You can see it float on YouTube) She enjoys  [+]

Image of Rendez-Vous, October 2019 issue

Who can walk today
when leaves leapfrog across the boulevard
and swirl recklessly round each passing car?
My feet dance across the sidewalk,
exploring invisible hopscotch trails
like errant children,
crunching gutter drifts
in explosions of sap-dried
skeletons of summer.
Can’t you feel it,
the racing pulse of October?

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