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The Leaf’s Fate (poem)

Updated on July 16, 2013

A leaf was heading softy toward the ground

An ending to a life which was well spent

A soul fulfilled accepting its descent

To meet the fate which all it knew had found

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Just then the leaf was captured by a breeze

Which took it in its arms into the sky

Where ways of wonder once were known to fly

Much distant from its life among the trees

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It saw the glories of the mountain tops

And rivers who had might within their flow

And fields where precious unseen flowers grow

And as it flew the world leaf knew just stops

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So strange the dance and pathways of this life

Who knows what waiting splendors it will rife

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      And who knows where it will go!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Martin, I love this poem alluding to the wonders of life and what is available to us if we just open our eyes and allow ourselves to see all the beauty life has to offer. Great job!

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      Wayne Barrett 

      5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      There is a message here among the beauty. Love it, Martin.

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      5 years ago from Hawaii

      Incredible poem about traveling the future the slow way!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Just an incredible poem. Enjoyed and passing this on.

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      Mary Craig 

      5 years ago from New York

      This one really touches the heart and offers hope. You never know when that "wind" will blow you on to better things in life.

      Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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      W1totalk 

      5 years ago

      Beautiful description. Wonderful poem mhattter99 about life.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Amazing! I saw many formations in the stars in the video. Beautiful!

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      kjforce 

      5 years ago from Florida

      Mhatter99.... Cool, life as seen through a leaf...lucky him, if he gets bored with life, he just " leaves "..couldn't resist...loved your words...

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      travmaj 

      5 years ago from australia

      Just beautiful - I keep re reading - it just says so much and takes me into another sphere - thank you for this,

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      Denizee 

      5 years ago

      Magical - the beginning pulls the reader in- as the leaf equates to the end of life - then flies freely as a spirit does - just beautiful - !!

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Martin, this was inspired!..Who knows what wonders awaits on the other side of the valley, simply beautiful.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      5 years ago from Reno NV

      Magnificent. Thank you Martin for this wonderful poem. Jamie

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      Beautiful write Martin!!

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      rose-the planner 

      5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

      Simply splendid! I thought the way you used the leaf as a metaphor for life was beautiful. I also enjoyed the video it was perfect. Thank you for sharing. (Voted Up) -Rose

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      Thomas Silvia 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts

      A beautiful poem and video, thanks for sharing my friend !

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      dreamseeker2 

      5 years ago

      Beautiful thoughts using a leaf. : ) Loved it! Had to be voted up and awesome!

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      Man of Strength 

      5 years ago from Orlando, Fl

      Wow, that was epic. You took an object and gave it life and meaning. Very deep and interesting. Voted all the way up.

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      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      Martin, this is so absolutely beautiful and my new favorite. I love what you've done here! This leaf is life... I truly love this!

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      wetnosedogs 

      5 years ago from Alabama

      Aw, this is magnificent.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      5 years ago from Dubai

      Great poem, the wind can blow in any way and take a totally new direction.

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Yes, where will the wind blow us in this lifetime! Very lovely.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      truthfornow 

      5 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Nice. Who knows where life will take us . . .

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