Fall color

The color of fire, the color of heat,
the color of work in the hands of
the blacksmith, the glassblower,
the stoker, the welder.
Gentle oven, afterburner,
soft and silent center of a sun,
color of things being consumed,
baked, changed.
Then how could I not be?

Steve Garnaas-Holmes
Unfolding Light

October 25, 2019