The Last to Leave

The drone of night creatures is silent now

Autumn Pumpkin Patch
Autumn Pumpkin Patch

I awake to a world encrusted in minute ice crystals that disappear under a rising sun

Snyder's Church Eastern Pennsylvania
Snyder’s Church Eastern Pennsylvania

But their mission is self-evident

Country road in East Allen Township in Eastern Pennsylvania
Country road in East Allen Township in Eastern Pennsylvania

Like a thief in the night they deplume old growth tress and pillage fields of their springtime greenery

Dan Schantz Pumpkin Patch Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania
Dan Schantz Pumpkin Patch Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania

Avocado – forest – emerald  

Are succeeded by bronze – tan – scarlet

Harvesting Corn East Allen Township Eastern Pennsylvania
Harvesting Corn East Allen Township Eastern Pennsylvania
Tulip Poplar
Tulip Poplar
Northern Red  Oakleaf
Northern Red Oak

Pumpkins

 

Oak
Oak
Striped Maple
Striped Maple

 

 

 

Only the rhythmic movement of celestial bodies will carry us through to the beginning again

1800's Barn in East Allen Township in Eastern Pennsylvania
1800’s Barn in East Allen Township in Eastern Pennsylvania

 

 

 

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8 thoughts on “The Last to Leave

    1. Thank you! I just walked behind the home and down to the lower gardens which are adjacent to the woods. It is dusk and the colors are so intense, this is when I feel honored to live in a place of such beauty…

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