Christine Natale

Rookie - 0 Points (August 9,1955 / New Jersey)

Leaf - Poem by Christine Natale

Lately I hung clinging tightly
Against small gusts of fortune
Torn off by time and summer’s going
I circle and dance like a leaf in the wind.

I carry a seed, fearful courage -
A wayward hope, full of tomorrow.
Carry me wind, I have no branch -
Seeking fertile ground, sheltering home.

Alive with cold colors, Autumn’s fire -
I go like a leaf in the wind.
Veins full of life and death -
Swirling and burning-
Blown by the breath of God.

Comments about Leaf by Christine Natale

  • Susan Jarvis (7/26/2008 10:34:00 AM)

    Simply beautiful - a breathtaking metaphor for life (and death) . S :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2008

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