where pairs sat, took turns watching
summers rise and fall:
now, outgrown playground,
where motley leaves hide and seek,
frolic ere fading
raindrops glide down slides
while winds sway on swings: nature's
lark before the freeze.
Diversions © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.
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Submitted: September 25, 2019