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Created 20-Jan-18
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Autumn, though December. The real rainy season is not here yet -- will it come this year? A short walk in the gathering dusk, peaceful autumn. Birds settle down.

This reminds me -- Goethe said it better:

Über allen Gipfeln
Ist Ruh,
In allen Wipfeln
Spürest du
Kaum einen Hauch;
Die Vögelein schweigen im Walde.
Warte nur, balde
Ruhest du auch.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In all the mountains,
Stillness;
In the treetops
Not a breath of wind.
The birds are silent in the woods.
Just wait: soon enough
You will be quiet too.

~ Robert Hass, “After Goethe” from Time and Materials.

Thanks, Philippe!

(My apologies. The poem is too profound to use to decorate these few snapshots. One can find a more fitting occasion...)
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