Festival of Leaves: Falling Leaves


falling leaves
hide the path
so quietly

~John Bailey, “Autumn,” a haiku year, 2001, as posted on oldgreypoet.com

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11 Comments Add yours

  1. Love that haiku and the picture, Jude. It makes me really miss the fall in Virginia. All we have here in Nanning now is rain, rain, rain. At least, thank goodness, we’re getting cooler temperatures. 🙂

    1. Heyjude says:

      Seems to be getting hotter here! I shall be burned to a crisp before I leave at this rate! Think I will be visiting a few galleries and museums next week 🙂

      1. Sounds like fun, Jude. Don’t burn to a crisp!

  2. pommepal says:

    Make the most of autumn Jude you won’t be seeing much of it over here…

    1. Heyjude says:

      These are scheduled posts! By the time I get back to the UK all the leaves will be gone 😦

      1. pommepal says:

        and maybe the snow will be there…

  3. Are you homesick for winter?? You have the delight of grandson and family to compensate, and a whole new climate to get used to. Have you scheduled autumn leaves for the whole of your absence? They look a bit forlorn in this assemblage. Metaphor?

    1. Heyjude says:

      I do find the heat here hard to get used to! I get so hot and sticky that it is unpleasant to walk around, and I love exploring. I don’t remember Sydney being so sticky! But I do not miss the start of winter. I hate winter unless it is very cold and dry, but it is usually very grey and wet.

      I have scheduled some leaves over the next month. This shot was taken when I was babysitting in September and went to a NT garden near my Daughter’s house. The leaves were on a marble seat, and I just added a few seed pods to add interest. I love the colour.

  4. verenacave says:

    So beautiful Jude!!! I hope you enjoy your time traveling, even if it’s so hot 😀
    Thanks for taking part xx

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