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Poetry box by Mili Ebbin

Autumn
by Mili Ebbin

At dusk

doing a walkabout

I saw that overnight

the tiny bead buds

of the asters

had suddenly and

brilliantly become white

stars bursting forth

glowing in the dark

in the still corner

where fall begins

Especially For Me.



Poetry box and poem by Mili Ebbin. She left Yale Drama School to pursue an acting career in New York. She studied acting with Uta Hagen and appeared in off Broadway-plays including the New York premiere of The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco. Moving to Spain she appeared in Bob Goldston’s film Running Away Backwards with Richard Gardener. She also wrote for The Scope for the Electric Boat Company. She was a physical education teacher for many years. Her loves have always been her wonderful family, and writing. She enjoyed working on Poetry in the Wild with members of her family and the director Ana Flores.