Join Free! | Login 

   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: M. Andrew Sprong, iHarry and Elizabeth Lawrence, iJ.S. Bradford, iKarl Morgan, iNancy Jardine, im j hollingshead, iWilliam Guy, i
  Home > Inspirational > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

J. Allen Wilson

  + Follow Me   

· 1,603 titles
· 11,747 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
Member Since: May, 2003

   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

· Glimpse OF An Angel

· Whispers Of The Heart

· Before Darkness Falls

Short Stories
· The Thanksgiving That Was and The Silver Star

· “Ceremony of the Gift”

· Twice Loved and Twice Left

· A Boy and His Journey

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson/ 2nd installment

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters Continued

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…PT. 2

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…

· Gifts and the Parable of the Talents

· South Carolina’s Medicaid Travesty

· Love and Second Chances; God’s Gift

· How Do We Un-Love

· Absolute Love

· Hope Revealed

· Its Only 50 Cents

· It Breaks My Heart…

· The Death Of Tybee Island;

· After The Attack On America

· A Tribute to Clint…

· JD’s Rose - Nicole

· Thank You Baby For Loving Me

· A Birthday Prayer

· Get Thee Behind Me Satan

· The End Of Times

· Love This Side Of Heaven

· Field Of Dreams, Tomorrow’s Not There

· Love Is…

· A Reflection of Life Built Upon Strife

         More poetry...

J. Allen Wilson, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

Books by J. Allen Wilson
  Autumn Leaves
by J. Allen Wilson
Saturday, November 07, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save

Recent poems by J. Allen Wilson
•  A Tribute to Clint…
•  JD’s Rose - Nicole
•  Thank You Baby For Loving Me
•  A Birthday Prayer
•  Get Thee Behind Me Satan
           >> View all 1,552

Where there were once two…only one remains, yet a new spring brings the PROMISE

Autumn Leaves



I looked today at the sleeping autumn trees, and I saw me.
I watched the withering, clinging leaves which are soon to be free.
I watched as one broke loose on the gentle, silent push of the wind.
I watched it as through the broken rays of light to the earth it did spin.


I thought of life, and the many cycles that just living does to it bring.

I felt the solitude of that brief moment, and in the fading light I did weep.

I think of the verse in Ecclesiastes 3:1


“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven”.


So, pray tell, what shall be this purpose be, into that I in which I am born?

Do these words carry hope, or will they be misconstrue d and sing the song of forlorn?

I know not the answer, yet I pray still for peace…not so much for me, but others.


Thus Lord, let it be unto thy will, and cast aside my cries, and let YOUR peace reign forevermore.

For I am like unto the leaves of autumn; I shine briefly and bright beneath YOUR light.

Yet I shall too someday turn lose, and spin to the earth with the knowledge that the heart will go on…yes, the heart born of love shall go on.


J. Allen Wilson 11/7/2009












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

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

Reviewed by Inspire Hope
Very profound and written with excellence! I am enriched by
these words! Thank you for sharing J. Allen!

Much Love!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Stunning image and poem, Allen; this is absolutely perfect! Very well penned/illustrated; bravo!

(((HUGS))), much love, and continued prayers~

As always, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
beautifully expressed!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
BEAUTIFUL image and pen, Allen - well done.

(((HUGS))) love and continued prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter

Reviewed by Cindy Tuttle
Allen, I don't have any words to express how beautiful this is. That's kind of strange coming from another author- but true.This is just uncredible! Thank you.

With Love,
Popular Poetry (Inspirational)
  1.  Abilities
  2.  Imagine
  3.  Imagine
  4.  The Last Page
  5.  The Great Exchange
  6.  On Vacation
  7.  Talking About God
  8.  By Faith
  9.  Your Love Remains
  10.  Memories

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.