these circling winds herd
passels of leaves   prodding them
toward the scudding clouds

*    *   *

© Gregory V Driscoll 2013


2 responses to “roundup

  1. Wow, the imagery here is just excellent! I don’t think I’ve ever thought of the falling, swirling leaves as being “rounded up,” but now every fall — which is absolutely my FAVORITE season — I will think of them that way since I’ve read this. Lovely!

  2. I’m glad you enjoyed this — I had fun writing it (in my head) watching the wind during its roundup…

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