Thursday, August 30, 2012

Summer Day Extinguished

cattail leaves stop swaying
golden  clouds cease growing
cumulus catch evening light
bases flat as a platter
horizon gathering darkness
birdsong tapers to silence
promise of rain diminished
late summer day extinguished.

©  2012  Richard Havenga

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Photo Location

Lake Vermillion State Recreation Area, Sioux Falls, (Sioux Falls) South Dakota