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Princess Kathleene Gabunales


No Green Leaf


where they go
say 'take one step'
it isn't farther enough
forget not the roots
of what may be one
of the reasons

you try and try
get a glimpse
of that single
dying leaf
not sprouted but
abandoned by the ground

you see
nothing else
can pick up or even
sweep it away
better yet does anyone
want to really

when it is already
destroyed, weak, tired,
'no, i won't be'
if i can only speak
and then the wind blows
gently

Submitted: Thursday, April 08, 2010

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