Wednesday, October 31, 2012

November Comes

 

"November comes
And November goes,
With the last red berries
And the first white snows.

With night coming early,
And dawn coming late,
And ice in the bucket
And frost by the gate.         

The fires burn
And the kettles sing,
And earth sinks to rest
Until next spring."

-  Elizabeth Coatsworth









18 comments:

Vores have said...

Hello Joyful
Lovely pictures you show today - really like the first picture.
Wish you a good Thursday :)
Hugs Hanne Bente

Stewart M said...

What remarkable colour on the leaves! Great picture.

Stewart M - Melbourne

Mina Joshi said...

Nice poem. Both pictures are lovely. Who did the Halloween decoration?

Phil Slade said...

Nice pictures and a very true poem. Brrr!

Jo said...

I love the second photo, Penny. Lovely poem too. Blessings for the coming month of November!(((Hugs))) Jo

momto8 said...

what lovely festive photos!!
happy November.

Joyful said...

Hi Mina, it is actually Harvest decoration. In Canada, October used to be a month of being thankful and celebrating the end of harvest season. The display was set up at the local grocers.

Denise said...

Enjoyed this.

Les fous du cap said...

Pretty scene Alloween ;-)
CĂ©line & Philippe

Karen @ Pieces of Contentment said...

A time to celebrate harvest's end and rejoice with Thanksgiving. Here in Australia it brings the warmer end of spring as summer's heat begins. For our family, November brings three birthdays and this year, much travel for some.

issatchieu said...

Ooo Wow. are those fallen leaves or flower petals?
Happy November to you :)

ISSA TCHIEU

EG CameraGirl said...

:ove those RED fallen leaves. Lovely!

Farida said...

Time indeed flies so fast... I wish I could turn back time because of some things I've committed in the past but our good Lord has amazingly worked in my life. Take care!

Rosemary said...

Wonderful poem, really captures the spirit of November!

Unknown said...

Just beautiful! Bless you!

Laurie Collett said...

Lovely post & lovely poem!
God bless,
Laurie

Pat said...

Beautiful fall colors and the poem goes perfectly with the pictures! Happy Fall.

Cherie Hill said...

Such beautiful leaves . . . there is beauty in every season of life . . . spiritually as well. Many blessing to you sister.
Blessings,
Cherie

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