a family penguin is down, but not out.
“you take a crash, you get back up and next time you succeed and that’s a great feeling.”
*Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder and musician. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games gold medals and most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder, and has won 10 ESPY Awards.
October breathed poetry —
beautiful and glowing.
~Terri Guillemets, “Tenth verse,” 2018,
blackout poetry created from
Octave Mirbeau, The Diary of a Chambermaid, 1891
painting credit: ‘autumn tree’, deborah mcgee, watercolor on paper
one of my favorite author’s
about my favorite season
as we slip from summer into autumn
and it is time for the pumpkins to return to the garden…
‘the preciousness of life and the changes of weather and the beauty of seasons –
all those things have always sort of dazzled me.’
art credit: “The Pumpkin March” – Guinevere von Sneeden
’tis the season…
“accidentally consumed five biscuits when I wasn’t paying attention.
those biscuits are wily fellows – they leap in like sugary ninjas.”
at the cork and gabel restaurant, corktown, detroit, michigan, usa. fall 2019
cork and Gabel
the natural beauty of looking up and seeing only red
‘he tried to imagine the sound of the color red.’
my favorite season begins.
“for the fall of the year is more than 3 months
bounded by and equinox and a solstice.
it is a summing up without the finality of the year’s end.”
image credit: Yuma Hidaka – photographizemag
‘there is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky.’
-percy bysshe shelly
i’m not sure about today’s
hail, rain, snow, sun, wind, lightning, and thunder.
i suppose some could classify these as ‘luster’,
but probably not ‘harmony.’
‘and the sun took a step back,
the leaves lulled themselves to sleep,
and autumn was awakened.’
– raquel franco
image credit: autumn magic by maja lindberg