the colour of our lives

poetry • celebration • faith • nature • humanity • imperfections • glory

A Lenten Monday

A Lenten Monday in March;
the first day of the southern autumn.
Paradoxical leaves fall obliquely,
Earthbound in the warm desert wind.

Humans with grim intent hurry
southwards, rehearsing conversations
with themselves. In some the internal
dialogue  matures, into prayer.

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