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Autumn Leaves Its Scar

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When I walk ankle-deep in autumn leaves,
Head down and collar up against the rain,
My thoughts transport me back to happier days
When, shuffling leaves knee-deep along the lane,

I'd saunter home from school without a care
As wind-fanned rainfall soaked my every inch,
Scattering the leaves with wellied feet
And soaking up the spray without a flinch.

As roadside rivers rushed to greet my trek,
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Terry Manns 25 June 2006

Geez, Terry, I didn't know where you were taking me with this one. First the wonderful, bitterweet nostalgia wherein I found my own sodden youth, then the angry, sullen turn of age and loss. So well written and measured out, you control the reader from go to woe (no pun intended) . Terry Manns

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Lenchen Elf 02 March 2005

This is just so.....right, thankyou

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