A season passing

A sheet of frost across the ground

Autumn shades of gold and brown

A passing breeze chills brisk the air

The winter warlock his presence bares


Trees shoot up from barren ground

Their orange leaves and yellow boughs

Offer to this morning’s light

A truly wondrous and pleasing sight


Birds from the north in woods abound

Sending forth their melodic sounds

To us give peaceful tranquility

Sweet tones up to God, offering


Blue skies fall from up above

Beckoning the turtle dove

Clouds of white float aimlessly

Across the abyss of skyward sea


A season starts as another ends

One cycle stops as one begins

Earths creatures call the mating song

And send forth an heir to carry on


Ancestral bones of long ago

Embedded in the ebb and flow

Serve to offer for the young

A path to guide and carry on


Yet all this change to come around

With faint its touch remiss of sound

Would not pause the earth from spinning round

or change its pattern nor shift its ground


God placed his design upon this earth

When life is lost, to death from birth

That from example we might see

His plan for all humanity


For what is there if nothing more

To live and die no future store

As blocks laid on hardened sand

Children on our lessons stand


But for us God sent forth his heir

A show of love and heartfelt care

And give forth an opportunity

That binds of sin would we be free


must65gt



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gayathri88red 6 years ago from Singapore

wow this is a really nice poem. :)


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must65gt 6 years ago Author

thank you very much for your comment, Gayathri88red. It is very much appreciated


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Hello, hello, 5 years ago from London, UK

Great poem with so many wonderful thoughts put into it. Thank you for the pleasure of reading it.


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UlrikeGrace 5 years ago from Canada

Interesting read...blessings to you Ulrike Grace

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