Wednesday, 9 September 2009



–verb (used with object)
1. to rob of goods or valuables by open force, as in war, hostile raids, brigandage, etc.
2. to rob, despoil, or fleece.
3. to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud.
–verb (used without object)
4. to take plunder; pillage.
5. plundering, pillage, or spoliation.
6. that which is taken in plundering; loot.
7. anything taken by robbery, theft, or fraud.

They came
In scarlet and plundered gold
Staring at autumn in the teeth
Shaking limbs.

1 comment:

Geraldine said...

Oh this is wonderful! Great use of this word and a perfect interpretation of Autumn's arrival.