I hope yours is perfectly spooky and fun.
No tricks for you today, just a special TREAT from Eileen Spinelli .
Now, if you've been magically blessed like I have to meet the Spinellis and to learn poetic tricks and tips from Eileen, you know that no time of year or holiday goes un-celebrated in their family. What a delightful combination they live out - serious devotion to art and craft, coupled with serious joie de vivre and carpe deim-ing!
Eileen graciously agreed to share a perfect-for-today poem with us. Enjoy.
by Eileen Spinelli
Listen to the laughter
spilling from the pumpkin patch,
listen to the windy afternoon,
listen to the swish of brooms,
the swoosh of leaves,
the crackle of a fire.
Listen to the cricket's final tune.
Listen to the noisy twilight geese,
listen to the last cry of the jay,
listen to the bursting milkweed pod
before October's music
©Eileen Spinelli. All rights reserved.
Sigh-worthy, n'est-ce pas? Many thanks to Eileen for sharing.
Now, grab your broom and hightail it over to Teacher Dance , where our amazing Linda is hosting (ghosting?) Poetry Friday!