Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Autumn's Hue

Autumn leaves pass by our window
a flurry of burnt orange, old gold,
red velvet and rustic brown
the wind blows them to the ground.

A sycamore seed spinning around
in graceful liberation,
to plant itself in the ground
to start a new creation.

Children stockpile horse-chestnuts
before the autumn weather conquers us,
mist mingles with the dew
velvet red is autumn's hue.

Biscuit:  Red Velvet Crunch Creams
Taste test:  8 out of 10
Cost: 99p from Waitrose in Lymington

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