The first flakes fall,

on frosted grass,

slowly piling on wilted leaves,

that have yet to be removed.

tiny heralds of the changing seasons,

a signal that winter is on the way.

the blow around gently,

before they melt,

as the sun finally shows.

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.

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