The Fall Commute

Leave earlier, bumper-to-bumper, stop and go, watch the crosswalks, stay alert for bikes; of all the things to enjoy and appreciate about fall, back-to-school traffic isn’t one of them.

– Written for Day 31 of Awake August 2016, 31 Days of Mindful Writing in the form of Small Stones (concise daily observations) from Writing Our Way Home.


Not Fall Yet

Cool breeze sign of fall
Sweltering afternoon heat
Nature changed her mind

– Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #110. Word prompts were “Change” & “Mind” or synonyms of those. Photo from

Sunday Trees #247 080716

This was taken in my back yard last Autumn.

Gold in the Fall, Arlington, MA

– On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea’s Sunday Trees #247 – August 7, 2016. Photo ©2015 Leara Morris-Clark.