Frosty Autumn Morning

 

One frosty autumn morning, leaves spent and scattered upon the ground

all the earth is quiet, lightly powdered with a wintry white dust.

I walk barefoot upon the icy blades of grass, feeling it crunch beneath my feet

frigid air fills my lungs, invigorating me; exhaling I see my breath.

As nature descends into its winter sleep, my senses ascend, and I awake.

 © Julie Rehnelt 2013

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Then I shiver and go inside to get myself a hot cuppa.  😀

Peace & love…

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12 responses to “Frosty Autumn Morning

  1. Beautiful words and exquisite images – we’ve yet to experience any frost this autumn but I fear it’s not too far away…and it may make a refreshing change to rain, rain, and more rain!

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    • Thanks so much, I really appreciate that! 🙂 These images are from our first hard frost that we had here yesterday morning. Then last night it snowed! I’m not quite ready for winter, as there is still quite a bit of lovely autumn color here to enjoy, it’s a sunny morning so hopefully the snow will melt. It can come back again though for Thanksgiving and Christmas to make things festive. 😉 Hope all the rain over there lets up soon. Thanks for stopping by and for your comment, have a wonderful day! 🙂

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  2. Those are LOVELY photos! I like the last one especially!
    Barefoot. Grounded. 🙂

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    • Thanks so much, Joey! 🙂 Haha yep barefoot! Still experimenting with that whole “grounded” idea. It’s getting pretty nippy out there now (snow on the ground today), so I don’t know how much longer I’ll be able to prevail, having fun with it though!

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  3. Beautiful pictures! That frost on those Fall leaves is simply gorgeous!

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  4. Just beautiful Julie how you’ve captured the frost. Love your words too. Hope that you have a good weekend and are getting warmed up indoors for winter!! xx

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    • Thanks Ruth! Hope you have a good weekend too, and that you’re keeping cozy there yourself, it’s got to be getting pretty chilly there now as well. Stay warm my friend, and much love to you.x

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  5. These are lovely, Jewels. Last year my daughter pointed out some to me early one morning…

    Blessings ~ Wendy

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  6. Such gorgeous photos! Thank you for sharing them, and thanks for following my blog.

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