a pause

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This is not a season
but a pause
between one future & another,
a day after a day,
a breathing space before death,
a breathing, the rain

throwing itself down out of the
bluegrey sky, clear joy.

– Margaret Atwood
(from “Rain”)

Happy National Poetry Month!

change

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“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.”
~ Amit Ray

(dedicated to my friend, Lynda)

the odd uneven time

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“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”
~ Sylvia Plath

the road to spring

the yellow line

sprout

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a sunrise spin

there are signs

April's promise

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7 PM

I believe we have finally reached our destination.

more to come!

the last hurrah

autumn's last hurrah

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autumn warmth

barberries and bokeh

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I'll catch you when you fall

lone survivor

It’s noticing that cracks us open, lets something in.
Shows we’re in use.
Uses us.
Right now. Right this minute.

~ Lia Purpura, On Looking

noticing
the last survivors of November
the last of the vibrant color
now fading and turning brown
the cold has hit
with a dusting of snow
winter has arrived early this year
time to hibernate