Point taken

‘Will you stop comparing Autumn
with how old we are,’ you said.
‘Look at the leaves, look at your skull,’
I answered. ‘Leaves falling, hair loss?’
You said:
‘I can always put on a hat
and die much later in June
but Autumn trees stay dead
and naked till Spring
and then have a come back.’
I shall not compare you to a rose either.


Comments on: "Point taken" (12)

  1. Such is life 🙂

  2. markrenney2 said:

    Ha! Brilliant

  3. Enjoyed this! 😊 L&H xx

  4. Thank you ! L&H xx

  5. Yes, the aging trees losing their leaves do much better than an aging head losing its hair! Great one, Ina! XO ❤

  6. A poem both seasoned and seasonal…

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