The Arrival (Skepticism)

Arrived autumn With a visit uninvited And by chill slowly growing With a lesson fully dreadful And by message all displeasing Then arrived autumn With a growing understanding And by vision slowly clearing With belief calmly growing And by readiness to embrace Then arrived autumn With unpleasant companion And with frost overwhelming With a lack of will to stand still And with a movement backwards drawing Then arrived Autumn Not the light of spring to follow Nor a summer nor a winter With autumn tints the forest glowing And with leaves newly falling Then arrived I to visit uninvited With a message to me ageless Carrying the understanding Year of autumns one to embrace