Maple, so distinctive in this land of oak, hickory and cedar, calls to me, reminds me of the forests I knew, with their vivid colors in the cool days of autumn. The muted red, yellow and brown of Missouri cannot compare to the brilliant orange and red of Western New York.
with transformation of leaves
Carpe Diem #1527 Rustling Leaves (extreme haibun) asks for a haibun
of 60 words or less on the theme of “leaves.”