Visual Meditation: Autumn in Seattle

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Again the wind
Flakes gold-leaf from the trees
And the painting darkens—as if a thousand penitents
Kissed an icon
Till it thinned
Back to bare wood,
Without diminishment.

-Jane Hirshfield

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-Christine Valters Paintner @ Abbey of the Arts

(all photos except for the last one taken at the Seattle Arboretum, end photo taken at Lakeview Cemetery in Seattle)

** Come back Monday, October 27th for our next Poetry Party **

** Wednesday, October 29th will be our next Sacred Artist Interview with Leah Piken Kolidas **

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