Spent today driving through the county on rural roads to the beach. The roadside stands were out in profusion from unattended tables to all out medieval fair like compounds.


A Country Autumn Drive

The autumn sun is softly warm
The highway moves in thoughtless charm
The orchards and fields overflow
With a passione's pallet row on row

The cornucopia spilling forth
In roadside stands of every sort
Tabled jams and ears of corn
Honour jars where trust is sworn

Fancy affairs of bedecked kiosks
Resplendent in gaudy Halloween masks
Outrageous shaped and patterned gourds
Fit for harlequined troubadours




Poetry by josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2017-09-26 at 22:38

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2017-10-21


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
How very charming and enjoyable your words show that ride ro be. Like a magical place. Beautifully written poem.
Ashe
2017-09-27


shells
Beautifully observed, a lovely place to be.
2017-09-26


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo, Josephus, exultant, storying telling, words flow, great use of words.
Ken
2017-09-26


Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
The language of this poem is wonderfully alive!
2017-09-26