Autumn comes a creeping

March 3, 2009

Autumn comes in a  whisper, a light cooler breeze here, a creeping darkness in the mornings waking us ever so slightly a little later each morning, a subtle softening of the harsh sun in the afternoon.  Our nature table slowly reflects some changes of the season, but there is no noticable defining shift as there are in other seasons.   Bees made of casuarina seedpods, wool roving and tissue paper wings still circle above seasonal leaves and flowers, the shells and finds of summer beach visits slowly make way for treasures from the garden, and as the watery blue and grassy green cloths recede and disappear, the yellow from the summery sandy scene becomes the yellow background to the golden hues of autumn.  We are a long while still from the changing of autumn leaves but slowly and surely does autumn come a creeping…p2150014


4 Responses to “Autumn comes a creeping”

  1. crescentmoon Says:

    I think that bee is really clever. I might try making one of those using a magnolia seed pod.

  2. myartemismoon Says:

    Thankyou crescentmoon, have fun! I’ve never noticed magnolia seed pods, I’ll have to go out in the neighbourhood and spot some magnolias to watch.

  3. Anne Says:

    The bee is very cute!…:)
    Lovely Nature Table

  4. Linda Says:

    I can’t believe Autumn is almost here in South African as well, the leaves are falling, it is becoming cooler, winter is near…

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