Treasure Island

Franchesca Onken

(20/06/94 / Margate)

Autumn Goodbye

As the rich red leaves blow down the street
I slowly look down at my feet
The leaves are gone
Apart from one
I pick it up
Winter has arrived, and autumn has had to go
Goodbye colourful leaves, hello frostie snow
The conkers have gone, autumn memories fade
The weather gets worse, all the traffics delayed
The air gets colder, and the nights draw in
The noisy winter wind makes such a din
As the rich red leaves blow down the street
I slowly look down at my feet
The leaves are gone
Every last one
Autumns moved on, winters begun.

Submitted: Sunday, November 02, 2008

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  • Reinalie Jorolan (11/3/2008 3:42:00 PM)'s such a soothing read. The imagery moved me and made me feel nostalgic of the fall colors. However, it reminded me how to welcome winter. It is alright since fall will come again. Good write. Keep up the good work.

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