Friday, November 7, 2014

Surrendering



Only yesterday
these leaves
danced on
slender petioles.

Caressed
by the wind,
nourished
by the twigs.


Now, the slow grip
of frost
presses upon
dying leaves.

Their short lives
spent, fallen,
surrendering
to the season.
©  2013  Richard Havenga






You may also enjoy "The Last Dance" - October 7, 2013 



Photo Locations:

1. Wabasis Lake Park, (WabasisKent County, Michigan 

2. Home Land,  Cannonsburg,  (Cannonsburg)  Michigan

3. Townsend Park, (TownsendKent County, Michigan 


Leaf Identification

1. Trembling Poplar - Populus tremuloides 

2. Norway Maple - Acer platanoides

3. Red Oak - Quercus rubra