When the leaves are almost gone
London, ON, September 2011
About this photo: We're welcoming autumn as part of this week's Thematic. You can, too, by clicking here.You can choose to see autumn as a season of endings, or one of clearing the decks so you can see the beauty that lies beneath. As you can see, I tend to lean towards the latter state, because even forlorn, twisted branches possess their own beauty. You just have to wait around long enough in the year to see that beauty - and you need to be willing to open your eyes to a different view of things.
Not everything has to be lush green, after all. And not everything has to conform to someone else's definition of perfection. Sometimes, your own definition is more than good enough.
Your turn: The first three words that come to mind when you see this photo are...?