Friday, October 14, 2011

October Morning

a night of resounding rain

awakened by a thunderous quale
held in the embrace of the dark night
breaths measure the October morning to come
the flame and passion of Autumn's array
the brilliance within soul be this rising day.

Rose Marie Raccioppi
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York

October Morning, Image, ©Rose Marie Raccioppi, 2011.