Archive for the ‘Autumn’ Tag

Queen Anne’s Lace, October Sky   1 comment

Unbroken lace of
 last summer, cooling sky
pouring through

Along the Alsea River   2 comments

in the shallow pool
wistful leaves drifting past
rain-dark alder boughs


at sun-drop   4 comments

Marys Peak at sundrop

a spangle of birds
light in the branches, a glow
of mist in the hills


To Be a Leaf in October   8 comments

October Leaf

Lattice of life lines
Golden parchment edged with age
Ready for free fall

Fullness of Twilight   7 comments

clouds and crickets
all the sorrow all the joy

held in autumn dusk

Healing   4 comments

The River, the Wind

Bringing us home

Where the blackbird sings


Talking Water Gardens--Albany, OR

Talking Water Gardens–Albany, OR



Final Flare   Leave a comment



Patches of blue, where
leaves still blaze before drifting
home to their roots



Gratitudes   6 comments



Gratitude for the silver-rust of rise and fall
Gratitude for the grace of time as space unfolds
Gratitude for holding on and letting go


Falling in the Flow   2 comments


At the river’s edge
Upturned leaves,
Like open hands

November Path   2 comments

Before the wind stirs
An entrance of golden leaves
The next unknown