Tag Archives: autumn

Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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Deep lesson of the trees

Just in case we forget, they remind us every autumn:The path of surrender is the path of beautythat is when you glow through We remember this truth and then we forgetand so, graciously, in twelve months they remind us again … Continue reading

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My eyes had been so closed

The trees startled me with yellow –I didn’t realize it was that time again,my eyes had been so closed © Meisaan Chan

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October rain

Soft October rain wets the leavesgreen leaves for now, soakedworking to surrender – Meisaan Chan

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Spring and fall

Their identity is transition, liminal:So much beauty there,in the departed-but-not-yet-arrived © Meisaan Chan

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November

I have forgotten how red the earth gets in autumn I have forgotten the beauty of impending death I have forgotten the graciousness of the lesson © Meisaan Chan

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Gazing out the cabin window, beauty gazing back at me

Birch trees numerous as the cattails standing white, standing brown © Meisaan Chan

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Dancing leaves

Autumn leaves whorl in the air their freedom finally purchased in death © Meisaan Chan

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Before winter comes

Quickly, clouds race by, hurried to get somewhere else before winter comes © Meisaan Chan

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October worship

Bright leaves gather in the wild grasses congregation of joy © Meisaan Chan

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