Treasure Island

Yasmeen Khan


She Treads on Autumn Leaves


She treads on autumn leaves
Sipping with eyes the autumn grief
Crispy rustles, yellowing hues
Once on the tree-tops all they grew
Now wind-swept and sadly sway
And alone she walks, thoughts affray
Wish for a whisper close to the heart
A look in the eyes for the soul downcast
But only leaves sighing under-feet
And sobering air with downy beat
The dear companion, a cooing dove
Sings her autumn song high above
Mellow moments quiet gloom
Flower-beds with chrysanths bloom
Plucked and put in a blowing curl
And she ambles away in a queenly swirl

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 15, 2013

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  • Lasoaphia Quxazs (6/18/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    I know this feeling, I was lonely for many many years, but the more I learned about life and learned to love myself, find hobbies, things to do every second, I love myself, my time by myself and I tell you the truth I do not wish to have anybody to argue with, because after the great love happening people picks on each other no matter what. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (6/16/2013 12:01:00 PM)

    Beautiful, but wait, summer still bloom and green and no leaves leaving before it green, as much no new life before past a time, our present, so do feel the moment you have...and dont let it melt for something yet it something to be missed heartfelt...liked your poem! the title so nice_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/15/2013 11:17:00 PM)

    Life in autumn in mellowing hues, autumn leaves under the feet and the dove singing above her autumn songs.! Amid all these she ambling away in queenly swirl! A beautiful and vivid picture! Indeed a beautiful poem Jasmeen! ! (Report) Reply

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