douglas scotney

Silver Star - 4,363 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

To A Leaf Of The Acer Palmatum - Poem by douglas scotney

Your journey will be from green to yellow,
Or if not yellow, to red;
From yellow you'll go to much more yellow,
From red to much more red.

Red or yellow,
You'll end up brown and broken down,
Part of the never-changing scene:
Brown to green to red or yellow,
Red or yellow to brown to green.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedication on the planting of a maple after seeing the colours of autumn leaves in photographs from Japan

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013



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