Yard Sale

“Autumn— the year’s last, loveliest smile.” —William Cullen Bryant golden glow banner rolled out in last hurrah summer remnants sale *   *   * Last of the Golden Mums ~ Photo and “Yard Sale” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021    


the year’s last loveliest smile.” — William Cullen Bryant *  *  * Season’s signature. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015

“The groves were God’s first temples.”

Summer Palace, 2009, Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA. Stickwork sculpture by Patrick Dougherty. Photo: Rob Cardillo. “The groves were God’s first temples.” With these words, American poet William Cullen Bryant began his classic poem, A Forest Hymn.  Said to be written in farewell to the thick foliage and tall trunks of his native Massachusetts as he … More “The groves were God’s first temples.”