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November Tail end of autumn in-between time bare maple branches scattered dry leaves A young bear pushes his nose into heaped  litter poking through for acorns coyotes howl in late afternoon Scattered red berries dried purple grapes winter hasn’t emerged … Continue reading

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    November seems to descend from the heavens, dropping a curtain of longer twilight. November drops the curtain on color and light here in New England.  It’s dark by supper time, and still dark in the morning. The sun slants differently, … Continue reading

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Burrow into November

Field, forest, and sea sink into longer times of darkness. By late afternoon the sun sends thin slits of light through branches. There is hoar frost each morning. Snakes, worms, bears and frogs all burrow in deeper, as I do … Continue reading

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