The Subtle Beauty of November

An appreciation and appraisal

Photo by Ryan Wallace on Unsplash

November is a subtle month.

The trees take on a quiet beauty, very different from the flashy brilliance of October. Brick red, mustard yellow, bronze and copper are the hues of November, punctuated with the greens of pines and spruce.

By the end of November most of the trees have dropped their leaves. But like a…



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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.