Painting Autumn

Inspired by a fallen leaf

“Autumn is beautiful, don’t you think?”

“Absolutely,” I agreed, watching gorgeous, variegated leaves fall.

“And you paint leaves? Unoriginal. You should find another subject.”

Never, I thought, while waiting for him to leave.

Fading from sight, I cast my spell, painting autumn’s leaves in warm reds and golds.

Photo credit: Michael Paylor. Used with permission


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