Wednesday, 6 October 2010

leafy tales

"the vibrancy gone forever
it is what you assume.
but I embrace the ground
as this is what will renew me- 
brave. heroes. forgotten."
whispers the leaf to me.

I ponder over the words
chew them with wisdom
think, of my bent  form
in my twilight years
dying with as much dignity
I get out of curiosity of pains

"whithered physical shape of leaves
teach me spirituality"

28 comments:

  1. Wonderful connections to earth and nature...

    Beautifully written

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  2. This is beautiful.. an epitome of learning, you!

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  3. This is an interesting image that makes for a an interesting, slightly melancholy poem. Well done.

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  4. We can learn much from trees and leaves. Very nice.

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  5. simply fantastic.

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  6. Lovely, thoughtful poem.

    Thank you for posting this.

    Lady Nyo

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  7. i have felt like this as well when i listened to what the leaves whispered to me...nice..

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  8. Believe it or not your poem is very helpful for me. I really needed to read that today. Beautifully written.

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  9. Yes they can teach us ... about lives short lived & glorious in it's end.

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  10. Wonderful! Wonderful! I love this beautiful fall poem.

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  11. we are but the leaves of one tree - you say that so well here..bkm

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  12. Agree with bkm.. we are so much like leaves... nice mag

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  13. Oh the tales that leaves could tell...wonderful poem Gautami!
    :-)

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  14. So much in this, I especially liked,

    "but I embrace the ground
    as this is what will renew me-"

    Understated and yet powerful, moving poetry.

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  15. Simply beautiful.

    Leaves are such amazing teachers! All of nature, really.

    xo

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  16. ah what the leaves whisper as they blow on the breeze...nice magpie.

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  17. What an interesting thought...wonderful poem! :)

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  18. I love the images in the second stanza, especially. The words whispered by the leaves we should all ponder.

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  19. Lots to chew on here. Thank you.

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  20. Truly lovely! Great photo choice too.

    www.veggiesyarnsandtails.wordpress.com

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