From all the wonderful entries submitted this week, I am honored to hold that nefarious 11th place
And, as a personal aside to the judges, thank-you - my entry was a tribute to the very early morning hours when I begin to tend our horses before going to work and then seeing the bounty and beauty our property provides in the dusky autumn hours when I return.
Congratulations, to all on this list. I learn so much from your words and your works.
"And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything." From "As You Like It." Wm. Shakespeare.