Music: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland,
der von uns den Gottes Zorn wandt (BWV 665)
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Margareth Greentree at Kunst der Fuge.

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Autumn loves the clarity of change,
Unmerciful redeemer of all being.
To celebrate the shift from green to gray,
Unasked, it adds some poignance to decay,
Making death an aperture for seeing
Not merely loss but passion, rich and strange.

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