Seasons Change, as does life

June 19, 2009
By OoODerekOoO BRONZE, Kinde, Michigan
OoODerekOoO BRONZE, Kinde, Michigan
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The air is crisp and chilly on this Autumn morning.
I see, from my vantage point on a hill, a sea of reds, yellows, and oranges.
It sways in unison.
It looks beautful, glowing with the sunrise in the background
I realize that soon, this sea will become grey, all the leaves fallen off of the branches.
It seems like such a sad thought.
But I then started to realize, that to become the beautiful flowing sea of green,
they must first go throught the time of bleakness.

I decide to visit this hill again, one morning, a few weeks later.
As I'm looking into the expansion of grey, I see a single leaf, residing on a tree.
It is like a speck of light, in a sea of darkness.
As I'm looking at this single, curious leaf, holding on for dear life,
the tree looks as if it has a slight hope that the leaf will never fall.

A light breeze picks up, and the leaf shakes in the slightest way.
I can see it yourns to fly free into the baby blue sky,
but it loves the tree for giving it life.
With great unsureness and resistance,
the leaf flys free.
It is such a bittersweet vision.
I will never forget those two mornings.
They will forever rest in my memory.
I think I will try every year,
to come back to this hill at this time of year, and in Spring to witness the flowing sea colors, and watch them change over time.


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this poem, by the vision of a leaf floating in the air. and then connected it to how life changes. you want to cling to certain things, but sometimes when you just let go, you are free, like the leaf.

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on Sep. 7 2010 at 8:02 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Get, Got, Gotten.

I love the imagery on this. you're very creative captain. i also love the fact  that you're not good with puncuation. do your dance.

on Aug. 7 2009 at 3:44 am
OoODerekOoO BRONZE, Kinde, Michigan
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Thank you very very much Silver Dawn. :) that means alot to me, i appreciate it. :) Makes me feel really good, and i will definitely keep writing. :) and your very welcome His Bright Green Eyes. :)

on Aug. 5 2009 at 10:15 pm
SilverDawn GOLD, Burnaby, Other
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whoaaa.. that was absolutely beautiful! imagery and colours and such romantic scenes of nature (: i really really love this poem, too much for words. you MUST keep writing. i'd love to read more from you!

on Jul. 14 2009 at 9:55 pm
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

Thank you OoODerekOoO :)

on Jul. 11 2009 at 3:25 pm
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

very awesome. It was great! keep it up! You're a great writer! And thanks for the comments!

on Jul. 8 2009 at 5:06 pm
OoODerekOoO BRONZE, Kinde, Michigan
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Thanks lots Kj. May i ask who you are? if i know you personally?

kj29 said...
on Jul. 7 2009 at 11:02 pm
Again, suberp job! ;-)


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