Sunday, September 18, 2011

Autumn Changes

 photo © Gary Strader

In autumn the leaves start changing
to colors rich and bright,
and soon they all
will begin to fall,
creating an artistic sight.

The green that in summer was seen
on the branches of every tree
has now turned to gold
and reds quite bold;
this change is delightful to see.

The exquisite beauty of nature
when leaves begin to die,
vibrant shades abound
and cover the ground,
making us wonder why.

Why such a glorious tribute
to what is almost past?
Crackling leaves drying
in this season of dying;
their splendor cannot last.

Changes come into each life
in what has happened before.
Though all things must end,
on God you can depend
to bring beauty to life once more.

© Connie Arnold
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12 comments:

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

This is a perfect poem for this time of year. I depend on God to bring beauty to life again

Warren Baldwin said...

Beautiful poem and photo.

Susie Swanson said...

Beautiful poem and photo. God's beauty surrounds us more each day..

Alice Lynn Alfred said...

How beautiful and peaceful....

Adrian L. said...

Connie great blog, wonderful autumn poem. Thank you very much for your comment and presence in my blog.

Heart Song said...

Autumn is my favorite season. Such a beautiful poem and so comforting to know that God brings beauty to every season in our lives.

Blessings to you,
Marsha

Michelle said...

Beautiful!

I love the colors of Autumn.

Arlee Bird said...

The changes of God's creation are wondrous, but God's unchanging nature is the best blessing of all.

You have capture autumn well in this verse and as always Gary's photo is so vivid I feel like I'm there.

Lee
Tossing It Out

Cathy said...

That is beautiful, my friend.

Dimps said...

Though all things must end,
on God you can depend
to bring beauty to life once more.

"Gorgeous" :)

-Dimple

Poetry said...

Your written words have such a peaceful feel, thanks :) :)

Bittersweet Beata said...

'Not everything needs to be said, something just can be painted in words, colours and images'...just like your wonderful blog, hopefully you can stop by on my blog of reflections as well...you will see your twin face:)