Turning Point and Liminal Space (Sonnet)

Wet brown leaves coat every surface
and droplets of rain cling tightly
as if hanging there was their purpose.
This is a day to hold lightly,
nighttime rain remnants and brightly
colored red and gold foliage
frame the change, a loss you can see,
turning points always take courage,
and liminal spaces flourish
in the pause, hold their own beauty.
If the journey's hard, it's up to us
to make the choice, fearful versus
bold. Think of a prayer said nightly;
exchange of that which will nourish.

© Christine Salkin Davis, 2019

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