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Something So Simple

November 23, 2018
By McKennaMiddWrites BRONZE, Louisville, Kentucky
McKennaMiddWrites BRONZE, Louisville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Be good to people. And don't forget that you are people, too"
- Colin Wright


Just a leaf in the wind;

With billions of others grown

 that float just like it.

 I follow.

The breeze swerves it between the winding trees.

In a dance I pace behind.

Leaf wait for me!

A game I want to play,

A race that should never be won,

Something light and immortal.

The breeze stays still.

I mourn when the leaf falls.


The author's comments:

This peice was written while I was listening to, Symphony No.3 in C Minor, Op.78, R.176 "Organ Symphony": la.Adagio-Allegro moderato. Origionally composed by Camille Saint-Saëns. I find that this poem has a lot of different themes behind it. I hope you enjoy it!


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on Dec. 9 2018 at 9:07 pm
SupportingFriend10, Louisville, Kentucky
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I like the feeling of passing time in your work... very zen

on Dec. 9 2018 at 8:36 pm
Shayla.Long DIAMOND, Louisville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist."- Jennifer Lawrence

ooo nice


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