talismans

the leaves have dropped burnt out finally after the last conflagration and the fog drifts in most mornings now a shroud for ashen skies hangs about sometimes until noon even days like this call for extra cups of coffee with an extra spoon of sugar - something hot and sweet to cup chilled hands about … Continue reading talismans

brighter

it isn't so much that the days are tiring as it is the light is struggling to stay as earth is urged to darker arms and the calm of slow hibernation how wondrous it is that light should find a fragile respite in fiery leaves as if the trees too would stoke it brighter for … Continue reading brighter