Animals should definitely not wear clothing

We are on the roller-coaster of sunset times, swooping down before the precipitous fall of the clock change
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All around us adjustments are taking place:

Hedgehogs weigh in for the winter bout
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However the consensus is
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Following advice from the vet Aunt Homily tried to help out the Guineas
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They did not comply and quickly shed the protection.

We were beguiled by a mysterious sound of running water. It was a composite of the wind in the brittle sycamore leaves and the punctuation of occasional ones hitting the ground
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Some trees seem intent on bypassing the tiresome process of changing colour and are quietly shedding leaves when no one is looking.

Fruits keep on giving
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Although more ripening is hoped for
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A couple of our favourite tastes
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Not sure when this one will be ready
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Courgettes still flower with vain optimism
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and the broccoli jungle looms
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Amid the end of year fruits
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is the promise of next year’s fertility
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while the world of fungi always thrives
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So as we enjoy the Scandinavian High
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which deposits any rain in the deserving East, leaving us high and dry
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we enjoy the evening sun
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along with one escaped pullet
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one basking duck
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and the neighbouring bullocks
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