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Tale of the Leaves

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Below is the poem entitled Tale of the Leaves which was written by poet Evonne Van Gundy. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Tale of the Leaves

Raindrops fall in violet and blue
smearing the storm amidst the 
dew
roses of red fade to white
frozen, they shatter and fall
through the silence comes a 
scream
a reoccuring nightmare's 
favorite dream
time will stand still but never 
stop
forever keeps ticking away
autumn leaves fall in red and 
gold
strange how warm suddenly 
goes cold
crackling under the heavy feet
of the sun and her morning 
rays
they try to tell us stories of 
long ago
but what stories could a leaf 
really know
we chose to ignore them, so 
they whisper instead
to the butteflies who pass them 
by
stardust falls in silver 
iridescence
accompanying it, bittersweet 
jasmine incense
whirls of smoke drift towards 
the night sky
trying to catch the moon
footsteps etched in silver 
powder
with each new print they 
scream a little louder
"Ouch!You know it really hurts
when you walk all over 
yourself..."

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  1. Date: 7/13/2013 3:11:00 AM
    An "ABC" but you went all the way until Z.. after the read could find anything missing. LOVE it. congrats.

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 5:33:00 PM
    Evonne I enjoyed your creative expression. Congrats on your outstanding win. Connie

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 10:34:00 AM
    this is a cool poem employing a style that reminds me of PD's own flair for poetry. Big congrats. Love your imagery.

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 6:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win... a captivating write :)

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 6:13:00 AM
    Beautiful! Loved it. Betty

  1. Date: 7/11/2013 10:53:00 PM
    congrats on your awesome win............. SKAT

    Van Gundy Avatar Evonne Van Gundy
    Date: 7/11/2013 10:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you :D
  1. Date: 7/11/2013 10:03:00 PM
    Hi Evonne, your poem blew me away... i love it, and gave it a #1 in my tree contest... thank you ever so much... enjoy my blog, I sure did... LOL,,,, always~ Linda

    Van Gundy Avatar Evonne Van Gundy
    Date: 7/11/2013 10:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you! :D