Acorns on the Way

acorns frilly

Pound Ridge, Leatherman's Loop

The hills are littered
with acorns
scattered—moldering wheels
that could take you down
long before you look out,
over maple-cradled

Acorn photo generously lent by Susan Etole. Thank you, Susan! :) Photo below by L.L.

Leatherman's Loop Lookout

This post is for One Shot Wednesday.

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Anonymous Eric said...

I have to admit that I now have a picture of you falling on your behind whilst hiking down the hill! :-)

Wonderful one-shot!

8:39 PM  
Blogger Brian Miller said...

haha eric! i will be honest i was kinda thinking the same...those are pretty cool hairy acorns...

8:45 PM  
Blogger Maureen said...

Dare I say I make three? (I jest.)

These are wonderful lines: "scattered-moldering wheels" and "maple-cradled/waters".

Great images, too.

9:03 PM  
Blogger Joanne said...

Oh, "maple cradled waters." Insanely true. Been there. I miss the North. Thanks.

11:35 PM  
Blogger Steve said...

You nailed the autumn-feel imagery effect. Great work.

6:04 AM  
Blogger Eric Alder said...

Those look like Burr Oak acorns to me. (Watch your step!)

Nice One Shot, L.L.

1:54 PM  
Blogger S. Etole said...

Enjoyed being here with you in word and visual.

6:26 PM  
Blogger Shashi said...

Beautiful image from Susan and perfect words from you. I liked it so much.. thanks

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5:14 AM  
Blogger Melissa Campbell said...

Your poem takes me back to when I was a girl and we "skated" on the acorns on the hill. A perfect poem for today--my mom and sisters and I were just talking about those "falls."

2:01 PM  
Blogger deb said...

adore this L.L.

7:17 AM  

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