Yellow Leaf Poplars


Standing sentinel  copyright 2014 - rmhudgins
Standing sentinel
copyright 2014 – rmhudgins

Yellow leaf poplars stand as signals,
Marking the end of warm and sunny days.
Canada Geese congregate on local ponds,
forging bonds that last all winter long.
Flights of migrating birds wing past our eyes,
heading south for warmer days.
White-tailed deer in their mindless frolic
ignore signs and end
lifeless on gravel paths that mark the edge of busy highways.

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