My weaknesses!
I freely admit to a sweet tooth—
for the early day’s raysKeene Valley 2015
through the oak leaves.
spring rain in twilight,
and the rising fragrance from
damp earth.
Please dish me out
a sparkling blanket of crystal-cut snow
before the light goes out…
Or, chirping ‘good-nights’
of August grasshoppers
in the lowering dusk across my field.
Yes—that’s all I wish for
as dessert.

~~© A. Charity Johnson 2017