orange and green pine trees
Photo by Francesco Ungaro on

I am convinced
that I will go up
in fire

the end will come
as leaves
against the brilliant autumn blue

like the trees
clothed in flame
rejoicing as I go

for I have seen
in hazy evening skies
the door of eternity

–Allison Shely, 29 October 18

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