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A Leaf’s Life (poem)

Updated on November 2, 2012

Another leaf begins to fall

Its time to dance for one and all

Its time to answer nature’s call

And when its gone will they recall

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The tree of life has let it go

So the leaf may have its show

Its special time within the flow

A purpose only it may know

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What wondrous prospect starts its fall

The world awaits to see its show

A blissful breeze to bless its flow

In beauty grace they’ll long recall

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This chance to live or just let go

To add some Joy to it and all

And gladly flutter to the call

That memory of leaf they’ll know

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So grand a dance they’ll long recall

Leaf gladly answers greater call

And as it bid farewell to all

Another leaf begins to fall

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      ryanjhoe 

      5 years ago from Somewhere over the rainbow

      You are really talented. I love this! Keep up the good works! :)

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      frogyfish 

      5 years ago from Central United States of America

      Beautiful poem, the falling leaf, the letting go...and finding purpose, fluttering, memory. And the dancing leaves in breeze is such a quietly lovely scene. I love leaves, their mystery and your grand poem!

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      Patricia Scott 

      5 years ago from sunny Florida

      Well said, Mh....lovely imagery expressing for us how we are interconnected with nature in such a wondrous way. ps

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      The time o year when certain trees go bare a lovely poem with a perfect description

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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      You are so talented. I love the relationship you have described between nature, the leaf, and man. Ours lives are as such, made for a purpose. Love the video, it is beautifully illustrated.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The beautiful life as a leaf. This was thought out well and sure sounds like what a leaf would reply to life.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      This was beautiful and now I'm sitting here with Autumn Leaves playing in my head.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      So much beauty in your words and the video colors are awesome. Thank you Martin.

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      flashmakeit 

      5 years ago from usa

      Wonderful poem, beautiful picture and lovely music video. Vote up!

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      Catherine Tally 

      5 years ago from Los Angeles

      Hi Mhatter,

      Autumn seems to makes us more introspective and inspires our creativity. I really enjoyed your perspective as expressed through your beautiful poem. :)

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      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      A clever poem ;I loved it.

      Eddy.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Stellar use of symbolism in this reflective poem. "The tree of life..." awesome.

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      arb 

      5 years ago from oregon

      A worthy tribute to friend of all

      a Winters memory

      born from fall. Well done Martin. Voted up as always!

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      wetnosedogs 

      5 years ago from Alabama

      A spectacular poem for the lovely leaf.

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      Ghaelach 

      5 years ago

      Hi Martin.

      Everything on earth has a form of life. The leaf is with us for six or seven months then the tree lets it go , just as we humans do.

      A beautiful poem and if I may, will share it with my friends on Twitter.

      Have a good weekend.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Beautiful words for a beautiful happening! Something I miss here in AZ! Thank you for beautiful video, too!

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      Farhat 

      5 years ago from Delhi

      great thoughts...yes dear, its the process of life, ....one goes out another takes its place & everything that happens..happens for a cause !

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Oh how beautiful Mh. The life of a leaf . . . very creative and moving. The imagery and video are excellent!

      Voted Way Up

      God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Janhorner 

      5 years ago

      What beautiful images and wonderful words. Voted up,

      Jan

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      Rich 

      5 years ago from Kentucky

      The old, dried out, and shaky tend to fall and make way for the new. Leaves do it to! : )

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      Michele Travis 

      5 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      Mh another beautiful choice of words and music. If flows naturally. Like the circle of life. Well part of the circle of life. The fall.

      Voted up.

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