Tuesday, October 23, 2007

In Awe of Autumn

I took a walk today to get some air and enjoy the fall leaves.
The colors are truly breath-taking. I found this one perfect leaf that had so many colors and such beauty in it that I had to pick it up and carry it with me for a while. Artistic inspiration.

I finally took a picture - but I only had my camera phone - so the resolution is poor, but the colors were still captured.

The background is some fabulous moss found on a log in the forest where I ended up. I finally tossed the leaf over the edge of the path where it can continue onto its leafly destiny.

I stood in forest, the sunlight barely making its way through the still-thick tree tops.
Leaves fell all around me, their crispness brushing the branches, the sound like rain.
The sound like peace.
There are so many answers here - if only we know how to listen.


Casey said...

Wow! That leaf is amazing and beautiful! What a find.

Glad you were able to get out of the office for a bit and enjoy this spectacular day.

Lynilu said...

What a beautiful picture. And what a wonderful, restoring experience. Moments like that are priceless.

patti_cake said...

I love that leaf too and I wish everyone had the foresight to take a leafly journey theirself once in awhile!

Shannon said...

That's a really cool picture!