Golden Carpet

 

 

 

 

 

A golden carpet on the towpath
Covered here by Autumn's grace
Fallen leaves a vibrant tribute
To beautify this quiet space
The waterway is silent
The narrowboats safe moored
The skippers hunkering down below
With winter fuel now stored
The summer throng a memory
Canal its peace regains
From locks to curving bridges
Its magic still remains.

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Coventry Canal near Fradley Junction, November, 21.jpg