Picture of the Day – fall leaves

 

Hang on for the final ride!

 

the end of the growing season, green leaves bursting into flame, like tongues of fire at a  backyard bonfire, temperatures drop, leaves shiver under morning blankets of frost, and yet they hang on through autumn’s winds, wanting just one more day of their lively existence, before falling into piles where they curl and become brown, crunching under school children’s feet, flurrying into the air with the laughter of pile jumping boys and girls, making their way back to the dark deep earth or perhaps fading into ash along a smokey curb side….

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