Loss/Gain

A certain absence draws the leaf to brighter show than summer green which was fulfilled a month ago but now - as light withdraws - attracts a fainter, slower hue.

Praise lack, the cause that lets fall colors grow vivid by autumn laws which sentence trees to glowing red and gold because hlorophyll's running low.

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