Monday, October 10, 2011

Leaves are verbs

"Autumn teaches us that fruition is also death; that ripeness is a form of decay. The willows, having stood for so long near water, begin to rust. Leaves are verbs that conjugate the seasons."
- Gretel Ehrlich
The Solace of Open Spaces


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2 comments:

Sharon said...

Very, very beautiful. This post and your blog. You have created a world here.

kelly m. said...

Ah, Ehrlich -- have her book and it's been thumbed through time and again! Thank you for posting --