“It is leafing” she said from the
back seat as we drove down the
road to Maple Grove
“what?” I asked…
“look!, it is leafing” she said again
and ya know what?
Leaves of red and orange
and purple and pink
and blue and gold.
a rusty, orangy, yellowy redish goldy one
umber, I think it was. I have always wanted to
now I know.
It really does not matter.
It was LEAFING!
These leaves once
Are now dead, making room for more growth in the spring.
falling on us like the rain.
I love fall. I never really knew autumn till I moved up here to
the Pacific North West.
Fall in california mostly meant wild fires burning.
Here, not so much.
Yes, spring is new life,
summer is for fun outdoors
and winter! Winter with the snow
and the holidays!
** a side note, Christmas should not come in to play till
It is charming, for sure.
I fell in love in the fall
I was married in the fall.
I love this time of year
more so now that I really have seen the autumn colors
the crisp mornings and warm afternoons
it is nice.