Good bye Buttes outside my childhood bedroom window.
Goodbye golden days, harvested fields, amber leaves,
geese that fly by...
Good bye Mom and her kitchen of home made goodness.
Chocolate chip cookies, sweet bread and early morning waffles.
Good bye warm embrace.
Good bye little boys.
Who play, and play and play.
Rough and tumble growing friendship.
Goodbye walks in the field.
Brother's humor, laughter, cold beer, girls with long hair, days that fly bye.
Goodbye Erika, sweet dearest friend of thirty some years.
Goodbye friends Alisa, Shelley, Eric, my Aunts, cousins and my dear Godmother,
and new friends who came to visit (Jamie, Shelley N. Diogenes, Kaari, Elizabeth, Christine, Patrice, Cheryl, Kim...
Good bye pomegranate tree,
bread and butter,
golden days of Autumn.