Sunday, November 17, 2013

Adelaide Crapsey: "November Night"

With faint dry sound,
Like steps of passing ghosts,
The leaves, frost-crisp’d, break from the trees
And fall.

"November Night," by Adelaide Crapsey, from The Complete Poems and Collected Letters of Adelaide Crapsey. Edited by Susan Sutton Smith. © State University of New York Press, 1977.

Photography credit: "Melting Frost on Cottonwood Leaves," by Jenny E. Ross (originally color).

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