Autumn in Korea


Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus


This was my first time to see autumn. It was lovely. There was a big tree with yellow leaves in the middle of a clearing and I couldn’t help but gather the ones on the ground and toss them in the air again and again.


Autumn seems to me a delicate time of the year. It stands in the middle of two completely different seasons – one warm and vibrant, the other bitterly cold and colorless. There is a tinge of nostalgia, a sense of impermanence. I have never seen spring and someday I hope to; I expect there is a sadness that comes with the fading of colors. But Mother Nature makes such a grand show of setting forests ablaze with reds, yellows, and oranges before blanketing everything in snow that one cannot help but revel in the transition. Fall has one lesson: things change, but they can do so beautifully. AndΒ because things are not permanent, we scramble to catch or hold onto moments, however fleeting, and learn to find beauty in a fallen leaf.

6 responses to “Autumn in Korea”

  1. what a nice autumn there . . . :)!

    1. Yes it was really beautiful! πŸ˜€

  2. This was my favorite, bro: Fall has one lesson: things change, but they can do so beautifully.

    Beauteous! ❀

    1. ❀ I really love autumn I wanna go baaaack. Haha thanks bro πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  3. you write so well Trisha πŸ™‚ Your words really captured it for me πŸ™‚

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