October

Jacob is fifteen.

The sun hides
& my heart skips & scatters,
every few beat lost to another rhythm;
sanguine, melancholic.
October speaks in muted words
of impending twilights
smothering.

October invades and overwhelms
in silence
—anaesthetic.


Shot with the X-T3 and XF 35mm f/1.4 R


Patrick La Roque

laROQUE, 311 Lorncliff, Otterburn Park, Canada