Come inside now.
Stand beside the warming stove.
Watch out through the windows as
a cold rain tears down
the last leaves.
The larder full of dried herbs,
hot peppers, chutneys,
jellies, jams, dill pickles,
The freezer full of frozen greens —
chard and spinach, collards, kale —
green beans, basil, red sauces,
The woodshed dry and full of wood,
winter squashes stashed away.
Down cellar: potatoes, carrots,... Read more
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