Reblogged from Harvesting Hecate and featuring a book by Pamela S. Wight of roughwighting:
On the first wintry day of the season frost crisps the landscape. My breath billows in clouds of white. The sun is honey, oozing through the heart of the cherry tree and turning the last of the leaves to gold. It is a moment of between, when the earth makes me pause. The chill shivers the leaves from the trees. I can hear them falling. They crackle like flames as they detach and float to the ground. The fire is a cold one, but I feel as though I’m standing in its heart: the crackling is everywhere, the air is gold and a blackbird trills. It is a precious, dreamlike morning. There won’t be another one like it this season.
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