Just A Leaf

January 22, 2009
By all_time_low2009 SILVER, Burke, Virginia
all_time_low2009 SILVER, Burke, Virginia
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I am but a leaf
Falling from the highest tree
Falling further until I can’t anymore
I land all the way down on the ground
In the middle of a road
I hear the cars approaching
Coming with a vengeance
Just as I give up hope
The most amazing thing occurs
The pure and innocent wind comes
And it saves me from the cars
It carries me towards the path
That I was meant to be on
And it helps me float and rise again.


The author's comments:
this piece is very symbolic of when i was going through a rough time and a friend helped me out a lot.

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chels0528 said...
on Feb. 10 2009 at 5:34 pm
I really like this one. =] its a GREAT poem.


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