Fresh Coat

Fall has arrived.

The trees spoke of storms coming today.

But they aren’t here yet.

A time of shedding

The old.

And bundling up

A busy time

Bustling around in the day

Luxurious rest in the night.

Changes are quick

Like a fresh coat of paint

New sense of the space

New play of color

No going back.

The air is crisp

Not yet cold.

I need a different coat.

Mine is suited for