that was absorbing some of the colors and the air was mellow hugging you with the love
of Mother Earth.
opened just as you turned,
hard to believe that this splendor
is real and touchable
to see what was right there
as you turned from left to right and
the amazing variety of landscape surrounded you.
as the fallen leaves dripped under your foot like the paint of
the unforgattable painter of Long Island
who lived and died here to leave a memory