November

November

I love November! There is something about the subdued hues of russet and gold underfoot or dancing against black tree trunks that weaves a subtler mood than October’s flamboyant colors. Tree branches silhouette starkly against leaden clouds while the sun tracks low in the southern sky. Under the Norway Spruces, ferns highlight their fronds with a final hint of autumn color as they bow to touch the leaf-strewn ground. English Ivy creeps across the gray stone walls still dusted with last night’s frost and pumpkins topped with caps of melting snow list against cornstalks bending damply in the wind. I breathe in the cold, earthy dampness and smell winter rising from the silent November woods.

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About fairysockmother

I am a Harper Voyager, UK author. Among Wolves, the first in an adult fantasy trilogy was released 2015. Grim Tidings followed in 2016 and Before Winter concludes the series in 2017! I have 19 traditionally published children's books including: the Abby and the Book Bunch series and a 2 Readers' Theater series both published through Magic Wagon, a division of the ABDO Group, at www.abdopublishing.com. My first picture book, "The Christmas Cats" was released by Pelican Publishing in 2011. I have reviewed YA material for VOYA magazine for almost 20 years. Follow me on Twitter as fairysockmother and visit my website: www.nancykwallace.com.
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One Response to November

  1. Love this very descriptive tribute to November! Thanks and blessings to you and yours.

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