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A Leaf Falls

by Michael J Falotico

                                               leaf sprouts on the tree
                                              baby in the carriage sees
                                                 full bloom in summer.

                                              young man sits on bench
                                           colors change as time passes
                                                 old man holds a leaf


written for the "When" contest

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  1. Date: 6/12/2011 1:26:00 PM
    interesting perspective! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 6:47:00 AM
    Very well done! A very rewarding read for me.

  1. Date: 5/7/2011 1:23:00 PM
    well Michael,, it was great to see your comment while i was thinking of you...lol... the truth is how could i not think of you... Every poem except 2 are poems for your contest... wonderful entries by the way.. I really do hope you and Rosann have a wonderful MOTHERS DAY tomorrow... celebrate with smiles ... take care..P.D.

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 6:51:00 AM
    This is mind blowing. I love Haikus esp when they are this good.Congrats Michael on your win in this contest with this beautiful entry...gautami.This goes to my favs.

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 6:34:00 AM
    Life's passages, thoughtful.

  1. Date: 5/3/2011 12:30:00 PM
    Short and oh so sweet, nice work :o)

  1. Date: 5/3/2011 8:36:00 AM
    Congrats on your HM, Mike. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 5/3/2011 7:34:00 AM
    Congratulations....very nice

  1. Date: 5/3/2011 4:35:00 AM
    Congrats Michael on your HM in Paula's contest with this fantastic write ..knew it first time read it was definitely a winner luv.. let us enjoy our HM's together ..the W.K. and J.G. in packing mode..oh..

  1. Date: 5/3/2011 3:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win Michael in Paula's "When" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 11:15:00 PM
    I really liked this one and really happy to see this in the winners' list :) Way to go, Michael :D

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 9:45:00 PM
    Nicely done, and nicely won, Michael. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 8:23:00 PM
    Many warm congrats for this win Michael.

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 2:53:00 PM
    What a nice approach and perspective you have penned for "When", Michael

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 8:29:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Michael. I see the weekend was good to you and helped you find the inspiration to write and share your poetry with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 7:58:00 AM
    How utterly brilliant to create this for the "When" contest Michael... the deep meaning in both sets of Haiku is totally invigorating to thought process luv.. imagination personified ..good luck my W.K. as your Jersey Girl is in thoughtful mode this week..

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 1:14:00 AM
    I actually have a poem somewhere that starts with "a leaf falls"-- I never got around to finishing it, maybe me seeing your poem is a sign? But I love your take on it-- it is deep and I really like how you contrast the sprouting of that leaf to life, and of falling leaves with aging-- very thought provoking! and haha now you know, it's not only me who is crazy here?? lol, burgers & a massage, who'd have thunk right? hugs :)

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 2:34:00 PM
    love this double haiku, a vignette of * time passing*. niiiice!

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 2:16:00 PM
    Quite a beauty you have here Michael, once again a thought provoking one.. Guess what? Silly me accidently deleted my *hug* poem ;( should I post it again? Lol love Wilma

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 2:06:00 PM
    Love your perfect write my dear poet friend x sarah x

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