Thursday, September 20, 2012

Adieu, Summer

Oh summer, we will miss you. We will miss the bright green foliage, now beginning to fade to golden hues; the life-filled flowers and plants now withered and brittle; berry-stained lips, frog-song symphonies; fresh flowers on the table; not-so-small-anymore water sprites; the bare feet in the soil; the joy-filled vacations. Until next year, we bid you adieu!

...Pleasant summer over
And all the summer flowers,
The red fire blazes,
The grey smoke towers.
Sing a song of seasons!
Something bright in all!
Flowers in the summer,
Fires in the fall!
~Robert Louis Stevenson


  1. What a beautiful photo- and I love that poem too, thank you for sharing! It's hard to believe summer is ending- it went fast!

    1. Thanks, Melanie. Yes, it went by so quickly!

  2. sing a song of seasons...
    happy equinox!
    xo, j