Autumn Orange

 

Sun through the pines
Asparagus patches now a blazing thicket
Hiding strands of nightshade berries:
food and poison together,
life and death comingled as always,
stirring in the last flicker of warmth and light and leaves
Before the sun sets on fall
And winter sweeps it away.

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