Treasure Island

Matthew Holloway

(10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

September Stream


Fallen to the wash
Dead leaves in September
There only to float away
A sign of seasons change
Autumnal picture postcard
In the landscape which we walk
Pathways losing shade and shelter
Bare branches rise above
Flower heads falling away
Leaving bowed stems
Tall grass and broken sticks
Leaves blown to the water
To be washed away
The world in all its movement
The world amid its change
The cycle of everything
Now seen in the dying leaves
Falling and taken away
In a September stream

Submitted: Thursday, September 08, 2011
Edited: Friday, September 09, 2011
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