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A Lone Leaf Falls

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A Lone Leaf Falls

A lone leaf falls
Lifted by the breeze
On it's lonely journey
Nearing it's bed 'neath the trees.
Early Autumn's upon us,
Leaves are changing 'fore our eyes.
Each one, in turn, will fall
and 'neath the tree will lie.
Falling leaves are the start.
Frost will next be here
And summer's warmth forgotten,
Left behind for another year.
Leaves of red and gold everywhere
Say Autumn's definitely in the air.

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  1. Date: 9/5/2012 8:47:00 PM
    Love your Autumn poem destroyer... :) these lines are so eloquent to me, just awesome: "On it's lonely journey Nearing it's bed 'neath the trees." Best regards on all your personal and poetic adventures ;) You rock lady!!!! Cindy

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 10:59:00 AM
    Autumn is beautiful - but it is bit sad and say goodbye to summer. We have an early autumn here in Norway this year. Have also had night frost already. Thank you for your beautiful poem Francine, enjoy autumn colors. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 9:46:00 AM
    a lovely exsmple poem Francine. much luck with contest..also many special thankxxx for my HM .. very honored I made the list luv ..

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 12:38:00 AM
    this is my kind of autumn!...such a gentle, fluid poem that sighs across the page, francine… thanks for considering my piece for your recent contest; much appreciated with huggs! :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 8:36:00 PM
    Thanks for providing a fine example of an acrostic poem for Autumn. Something like this must be what you are looking for in your latest contest.

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 11:00:00 PM
    Excellent. Very thoughtful write. Enjoyed. Tfs