Monday, September 30, 2013

Farewell to September

September Field  Brian LaSaga

After a wild and stormy night the day dawns gently, albeit very moist.

On this last day of September,  a little melancholy, a little tender, I post today's rendering on
 'A Year of Being Here'........
September Meditation
I do not know if the seasons remember their history or if the days and
nights by which we count time remember their own passing.
I do not know if the oak tree remembers its planting or if the pine
remembers its slow climb toward sun and stars.

I do not know if the squirrel remembers last fall's gathering or if the
bluejay remembers the meaning of snow.
I do not know if the air remembers September or if the night remembers
the moon.
I do not know if the earth remembers the flowers from last spring or if
the evergreen remembers that it shall stay so.

Perhaps that is the reason for our births—to be the memory for

Perhaps salvation is something very different than anyone ever expected.

Perhaps this will be the only question we will have to answer:
"What can you tell me about September?"

"September Meditation" by Burton D. Carley. © Burton D. Carley.


1 comment:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It went by so quickly! (Time does that these days.) Thank you again for letting us know about 'A Year of Being Here'.