Poems, Quotes, Seasons

Autumn Trees …

The leaves are falling, falling as if from far up, as if orchards were dying high in space. Each leaf falls as if it were motioning “no.” And tonight the heavy earth is falling away from all other stars in the loneliness. We’re all falling. This hand here is falling. And look at the other… Continue reading Autumn Trees …

Poems, Seasons

Blessed Are You Autumn …

Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile. ― William Cullen Bryant (Indian Summer) An Autumn Blessing Blessed are you, autumn, chalice of transformation, you lift a cup of death to our lips and we taste new life. Blessed are you, autumn, season of the heart’s yearning, you usher us into places of mystery and, like the leaves,… Continue reading Blessed Are You Autumn …