“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” — George Burns summer spill over branches dripping copper leaves will line my pockets *   *   * Copper Beech • Grand old tree lives up to its name • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Treasured” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor … More Treasured

Rusty Leaves

Overnight, they fell, floating and curling their way through darkness, while I slept and spirits dozed, naked trees bent to the ground, the face of the earth covered its eyes, and the crickets came inside. * * * “Rusty Leaves,” from Dreams of a Wingless Child, by Mary O’Connor, Wheatmark Press, © 2007 Photo, Mary … More Rusty Leaves

How beautifully leaves grow old…

How full of light and color are their last days.   ̶   John Burroughs # # # Arizona Impressionist artist Lois Griffel uses color and light in “Path through the Forest” to capture the legacy of Autumn’s world. (Image reprinted with permission of the artist in Life Is Full of Sweet Spots, by Mary O’Connor, © 2013.)