For a Golden Moment | Padre (R. V. Mitchell)

Days still bright, but shorter now
Trees in their annual decline
The skyline for this moment golden
Say for the stands of pine
Yet this gold wont last forever
Its moment a splendid show
For all too soon it shall be covered
By the arrival of winter snow

Padre of Padre’s Ramblings has been a preacher, teacher, and served in the Forces. He is an ecclesiastical historian, and theologian, as well as a writer and public speaker. He has recently been widowed, but strives to stay positive and productive.

Selected by the editor as a featured submission, July 2020

Originally posted on the site: 14/10/19