December 20, 2018: Fall Farewell

"I cannot but remember

  When the year grows old—
October—November—
  How she disliked the cold!

She used to watch the swallows
  Go down across the sky,
And turn from the window
  With a little sharp sigh."

––Edna St. Vincent Millay : When the Year Grows Old


Rose hip surviving through the rain

 © Philip Knight 2018