Thursday, September 11, 2008
patience was never my strong suit
Cicadas are leaving their shells everywhere—it looks like a fleet of bugs had to make a quick getaway, and left their coats behind. One is caught in a web on our porch, and our neighbor’s fence is studded with them: eerie and ghostlike.
Reminds me that autumn is, after all, a time of shedding. I much prefer orange and yellow seas of leaves, though, to pale beetle-y skins.
You know how much I love fall. But somehow, the change in the air has been making me crazy today. And this past week. (Past month?)