Tuesday, September 27, 2011

This Autumn

Autumn Mural in Philadelphia

"Even as it envelops me
it is not mine, this autumn:
that wind blowing through the pines,
I regret how it makes them fall --
the leaves, the scarlet leaves of ivy."


verse found on the back
of a Metropolitan Museum of Art greeting card
~ no name given ~

Detail from above mural

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