AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Thomas Neviaser, iGina LoBiondo, iMichele Poague, iNeil Levin, iDavid Humphrey Sr, iHank Nuwer, iVaughn Aiken, i

  Home > Nature > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

larry r linville

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 546 Titles
· 2,566 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2007

larry r linville, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Reality Repair Rx: Knowing What's Up and What's Not
by William Cottringer

This is a book of free verse poetry that addresses the seven main tests in life and offers some sensible solutions to passing those tests with minimal discomfort...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Followers of the Magdalene Book One of The Magdalene Chr
by Pinckney Rivers

introduction to characters in the series as well as the myths, legends and conspiracy theories surrounding the life of Mary Magdalene and her association with the man kno..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Nature)
  1.  Canis Latrans
  2.  The Muskrat & The Cotton Mouth
  3.  Save Our Earth
  4.  Into the Cold
  5.  Hit to the Farm
  6.  Spring Walking in Vaucluse Hill
  7.  Aurora: A Haiku.
  8.  A Place For Them
  9.  Hunter's Moon
  10.  Connected
  11.  A Rainbow Day
  12.  Spring Solitude with Nasturtium Blooms.
  13.  A Lowly Flower Pot
  14.  Modern Pterydactyl
  15.  Early Morning Thoughts
  16.  Blood's Passion For Love
  17.  Tornado Outbreak
  18.  Peaceful Interlude
  19.  Peaceful Nuclear Interlude
  20.  What Happened Today?





A Leaf Leaves
by larry r linville

Friday, September 25, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by larry r linville
•  A Different Selfie
•  Following Mary at the Tomb
•  He Tries To Save Christmas
•  Help Others and Help Yourself
•  A Wee Little Man
           >> View all 516

The leaves are starting to turn and I was thinking how the changing leaves reflect the friends who come and go in our lives.

 

 
They had been neighbors since spring
on a limb that held a swing.
A bunch of green leaves in a row
aware they would soon have to go.
 
They had gone through much together
through wind and rain and hot weather.
They had welcomed many birds
and listened to their chirpy words.
 
They watched children play below
and saw people come and go.
Some charcoal smoke had sifted through
and washed away by morning dew.
 
“Our summer’s going” one leaf said
as he was turning to bright red.
Another leaf turning yellow
shared many thoughts that were mellow.
 
They weren’t sure what they would face
as they neared the end with such grace.
But as their time came to an end
they produced a breathless blend.
 
Today when our friends move away
all the beauty we’ve shared will stay.
We take with us the fun and jokes
to share with other lovely folks.
 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 9/28/2009
Magnificent poem,take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/26/2009
My friend, are we getting old? we have now noticing leaves fall, lost of hair, belly going south...(sorry couldn't resist!)

Georg



Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/25/2009
Articulated well and painted a true depiction of those who enter our lives, and leave, God bless...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 9/25/2009
Thank you Larry for I think this is adorable.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/25/2009
HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.