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Autumn Rapture

I, when the summer was over,

Found autumn was covered with gold;

And colors more lovely than springtime

Were there for these eyes to behold.

Lost in a sweet fascination,

I gazed on with wonder and awe

Then, rapt in serene adoration,

Praised God in the glory I saw.

~George R. Kossik

Before dry September left us, she washed off her dusty leaves and lanes and watered her dry fields and gardens. With the heavenly liquid, her remaining flowers grew vibrant with color again. She splashed sunshine on the green grass and swirled around the Cove with her clean, gusty winds. I was trying...


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