Going Back

Rotting Leaf

Born of the Earth and The Sun
From green to gold and russett
Changing seasons, colours are dissolved
The blackness enfolds them
Back to the Earth they go
So new Life may begin anew.

Photograph taken December 2016, garden pond, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.