Catching the Sun

September 27, 2016
By chayalevin BRONZE, Jamaica, New York
chayalevin BRONZE, Jamaica, New York
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It falls slowly and catches the sun for a fleeting moment.
A glimpse of light, a sliver of warmth.
It tumbles through space and time and I notice its intricacies.

A leaf drifting on a sidewalk.
No destination. No complication.
No pain, but yet no hope.
No place to run from, but yet no place to go.

And I wonder if I will ever be as free as this leaf.



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Saree said...
on Oct. 5 2016 at 12:13 am
Absolutely brilliant!!!! Brought tears to my eyes. This so beautifully describes the constant human struggle, something so real to so many of us. Thank you for taking your time to write this piece.

NinaL said...
on Oct. 5 2016 at 12:07 am
This was so beautiful!!! Thank you so much for posting this - you are so talented. I hope this gets published!


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