he tells me
he’s forced to retire
falling-leaf moon



2 Responses

  1. Bruce Feingold Says:

    Subtle touch on a profound development for all of us. Appreciated the juxtaposition between forced and the natural unfolding of autumn leaves and the moon!

  2. Marilyn hazelton Says:

    The contrast between the violence of “being forced” with the sadness and beauty of “falling-leaf moon” is profound. Thank you, J!

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