Unlike last year, when the summer baked the trees
and rainfall was sparse, this year gave us just enough of each
so that we've had a colorful, mild autumn.
At the Coke field, the growth along the creek was
thick with a panorama of rich hues.
On one side of the bridge the bushes were still
bright green, with vibrant red berries,
while a few plants on the other side provided
a different, more analogous palette.