Just Plain Foolish

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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Change: One Deep Breath

I'd been thinking about the changes of fall, about the changes that we all need to make, and this came out:

Change is here, right now!
A fire burning within
Embrace it and turn
to living gold, like fall poplars
dying to self, Renewing...

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is lovely. Thank you. :-)

11/01/2007 8:23 AM  
Blogger Jo said...

Oh this is magnificent......an affirmation!

11/01/2007 9:22 AM  
Blogger qualcosa di bello said...

every change is "dying to self"...what a beautiful way of expressing it.

11/01/2007 1:39 PM  
Blogger Roswila said...

Nice alchemy.

Just saw this from my train trip upstate on Tuesday:

golden poplar leaves jiggle
coin of the season

11/01/2007 7:15 PM  
Blogger Plain Foolish said...

Thank you all. And especially thank you Roswila for the lovely couplet.

11/02/2007 9:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just love this. I want to print it out and put it up on my lawn...but I'm chicken.

11/02/2007 10:23 AM  
Blogger Plain Foolish said...

Thank you, Christine. Not a yardsign, but you've given me another idea...

11/02/2007 10:58 AM  
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11/02/2007 11:20 PM  

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