To Tender Trees and Golden Leaves

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TM8888 To Tender Trees and Golden Leaves 7×7 oil on paper

As leaves fall, one can really see tree anatomy. The delicacy of crisscrossing branches and calligraphy¬†of reflected tree trunks creates a subtle grid pattern in the pond’s mirrored surface. Late in the day, the colors are muted, as if filtered through a soft gray lens of memory. And yet a few yellow leaves cling, for a while. I thank them.