The fields spread out in every direction. Grass waves and rustles, whispering a mysterious song as the wind blows through it. Autumn smells fill the air: Hints of pine, tamarac, sage; spice mixed with sweetness. Warm sunshine touches face and arms, only to be chased away by crisp breath. The sky is made of blueContinue reading “AN AUTUMN WALK”
I have been in a season of change. I find myself pondering how this aspect of life becomes so important. It is interesting to consider, for example, how we can resist it and want it, all at the same time. Then there are matters of foolishness and wisdom, such as wanting change so much, weContinue reading “THINKING ABOUT CHANGE”
They are subtle at first; A change in the air; Longer days or nights; Cooler or warmer. One day the trees are bare; Then they have new leaves; Before you know it, They are gold and orange. Spring’s lovely fragrance warms To summer’s pungency; Before you know it, Winter’s chill is here. Snow mixes withContinue reading “CHANGES”
Asters and other summer flowers are in bloom. Upstairs and down, all windows are open. Grapes, plums, apples and peaches are ripening. Unfettered children run and play outdoors. School starts next week;autumn is close at hand Touching mornings and evenings with coolness.