Category Archives: Autumn

The Cat’s Comfy Corner

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Slow Soft Flame of Autumn

Wind rolls through these leaves in long exhalations as Atlas labors at the wheel that turns the seasons — now from the last gleam of summer into full autumn. Leaves in maples reflect fires in the furnace that fuels this … Continue reading

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Moving Color

A rising breeze like a restful sigh stirs idly the autumn colors

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winter emergence

luminous autumn leaves ascend in fiery silence fleeing ghosts of winter

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bear scat in the orchard — fall’s approaching

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Halloween Expedition – Listen

Halloween Expedition Above is an assemblage of cryptic tones and mad musical passages, whispering incantations, and devilish sounds to stimulate your Halloween fascination.  I didn’t have a lot to work with, it was slim pickins.  I did what I could … Continue reading

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Lughnasadh and Autumn’s Approach – Part 2

looking at the mountain looking at the sea… autumn evening –Kobayashi Issa Could there be a simpler or more sublime invocation of the delights of Autumnal contemplation and reflection than this?  Issa was a master! In part one we visited … Continue reading

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Lughnasadh and Autumn’s Approach – Part 1

“To the beeches of Neldoreth I came in the Autumn. Ah! the gold and the red and the sighing of leaves in the Autumn in Taur-na-neldor! It was more than my desire.” -Treebeard, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien … Continue reading

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