The Flight of the Leaf

April 9, 2009
By hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
21 articles 0 photos 217 comments

Favorite Quote:
“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; you are enough for me, and anything less that I could ask for would not do you full honour. And if I ask anything that is less, I shall always lack something, but in you alone I have everything”


The leaf,
Like a bird,
Leaves the nest,
Leaves the tree,
It jumps from safety,
It falls to the ground,
Slowly,
Floating,
Falling,
Falling,
Falling,
It floats in the gentle breeze,
Gliding to and fro with the wind,
It stops,
Not a sound is made,
Not a head is turned,
Or an animal scared,
Because no one notices,
The flight of the leaf


The author's comments:
This was a fun assignment. We were challenged to admire nature and then write about it. The catch was that the writing had to be done in our heads while we walked outdoors. When we got inside, we wrote down our thoughts. This is what I came up with while watching a leaf fall. Enjoy!

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on Jun. 14 2009 at 5:48 pm
hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
21 articles 0 photos 217 comments

Favorite Quote:
“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; you are enough for me, and anything less that I could ask for would not do you full honour. And if I ask anything that is less, I shall always lack something, but in you alone I have everything”

thanks for the comments!

on Jun. 11 2009 at 2:14 pm
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

very VERY pretty! i loved it. ;D

on Jun. 7 2009 at 10:50 pm
hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
21 articles 0 photos 217 comments

Favorite Quote:
“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; you are enough for me, and anything less that I could ask for would not do you full honour. And if I ask anything that is less, I shall always lack something, but in you alone I have everything”

oops dayla d is golden d now

on May. 27 2009 at 9:43 pm
hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
21 articles 0 photos 217 comments

Favorite Quote:
“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; you are enough for me, and anything less that I could ask for would not do you full honour. And if I ask anything that is less, I shall always lack something, but in you alone I have everything”

thanks dalya d! If you just go outside, describe something totally normal like a leaf falling, or wind whistling, something like that. then use some personification . it will turn out really awesome! thanks for the comment!!!!

GoldenD BRONZE said...
on May. 26 2009 at 10:29 pm
GoldenD BRONZE, Livingston, New Jersey
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I really like it. It's very original: I have never seen any poem or article about a leaf, and I have never read anything that makes something regular or uninteresting sound deep and insightful. Great job!:D

on May. 21 2009 at 11:11 pm
hey_itskatelyn PLATINUM, Willis, Texas
21 articles 0 photos 217 comments

Favorite Quote:
“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; you are enough for me, and anything less that I could ask for would not do you full honour. And if I ask anything that is less, I shall always lack something, but in you alone I have everything”

yes indeed. thats why i thought it would be something cool to write about(:

thanks

on May. 21 2009 at 2:34 pm
hope.floats BRONZE, Sunfield, Michigan
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This is really cool - I've never thought about a leaf falling that much. It must be a big deal to the leaf, even if it isn't to us. =)




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