Autumn Mortality

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Autumn Mortality, Autumn Mortality

Autumn Mortality

Autumn is the time of the dying leaf
I watch one waft gracefully
down to the surface of a canal
joining a flotilla of yellow leaves.

Hardly moving in the almost
wind-still noiseless air
the faint smell of decomposition
marking the slow movement
of matter after death.

A calm space opens in my mind
and with it the unsettling thought
that I am closer to death than I have ever been.

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