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The Rape of Autumn Ash

written by: Joyce Butler

@joycebwriter

 

I long to hide away again in Summer
under green.
As cool winds blow seducing them
my virgin Autumn leaves.
I cannot make my branches stop
this slow seduction scene,
stripping me bare
my rustling hair
lies fallen,
as I scream.

Joyce Butler

Joyce Butler

I'm 41 years old. Mother of 2 from Waterford, Ireland. I work full-time as a Clerical Officer. I love to write poetry, micropoetry and short stories when I have time.
I was shortlisted for the Atlantis Short Story Prize 2015 and I've written the first draft of a book.
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