Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaves

Proud silent tree
Shakes off summer leaves
As the wind blows in cold.
If they only knew,
I’ll be leaving here soon,
Perhaps they’d stay green
Until the first winter’s snow.
A small touch of grace:
Something left in this place
Will remind you of gold.

~*~

Written for Eugi’s Weekly Prompt.

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Image credit to lovethispic.

20 responses to “Autumn Leaves

  1. The poem and the image go together very well.

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  2. Great take on the prompt, Paula

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  3. Beautiful lines.
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  4. Yes! I agree with, Sadje! This is exquisite! Thank you so much for participating.

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  6. Wordery and imagery married off nicely Paula 🙂

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  7. beautiful imagery with the words to match. thanks for shining some light

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