A Fall

The leaves moved gently, rocked like a baby by a mothering wind, and

the green melted away to color and crisp, and

the hanging on became a letting go.



still in the morning

to carpet a cooling earth, waiting for winter freeze—

the long sleep that dissolves and fertilizes to bring

life again.

About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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7 Responses to A Fall

  1. susanpoozan says:

    You are so clever at matching words and pictures, I did enjoy this post.

  2. danitacahill says:

    You are a lady of many talents, Lilly!

  3. hadorable says:

    beautiful colour of Fall..

  4. dorannrule says:

    That photo is brilliant and the colors are breathtaking. I love your take on Autumn too – the fertilizing time. Never thought of it that way.

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