Quad Leaving Pages Of Reflections
Serene silence after Alabama Friday classes
Stellar tree springs upward in century stature
Rising 33 feet to branch out into those twisting lines
Spreading limbs that twirl wind aged directions,
Leaves endings still in sunset daylight savings time.
Squirrel moves to dance leaves of branches in listless air,
While tree tops lay motionless in approaching sunset.
Squirrels frolicking on the ground without human fear
While in another areas humans cavort in sports fields,
October Autumn football being played on the Quad.
The bells of the tower shower the hours,
While the rings of bark record the years.
Mind conception starts Alabama University graduations,
From inception to the final diploma commencement.
As the Bama Bryant tower rings out the education process
As trees spiral and students aspire to greater heights
With autumn leaves turning over into a new generation,
The Quad leaving pages of reflections.
David Lester Young (Franklin Doppelganger) 10/12 to 10/14/12 ©