From Wikipedia: Acer rubrum (Red Maple, also known as Swamp, Water or Soft Maple), is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern North America.

Red Maple 2013.pdf-Oval Fade-out

The rains last week stripped

the sky of

the soft maple’s brief

autumn blaze;

lightening its branches and

ladening the grass with

leavings like

pieces of a heart waiting to be

blown away.


This is a painting I did many many many years ago (I believe back in the 1960’s when I was a teenager and first started painting). As you can see, my style has really changed.


Happy Thanksgiving to my friends in Canada!

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