epic x216

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The Falling Leaves - Poem by epic x216

Today, as I rode by,
I saw the brown leaves dropping from their tree
In a still afternoon,
When no wind whirled them whistling to the sky,
But thickly, silently,
They fell, like snowflakes wiping out the noon;
And wandered slowly thence
For thinking of a gallant multitude
Which now all withering lay,
Slain by no wind of age or pestilence,
But in their beauty strewed
Like snowflakes falling on the Flemish clay.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

this is a poem by Margaret Postgate Cole, but it was not on this site and i thought it should be! !

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 28, 2012



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