Clarence Prince

Gold Star - 13,480 Points (September 14 / Jamaica W1)

The Leaves! - Poem by Clarence Prince

Here again, it has stepped in
From whence it had been
And the leaves won't win
So prepare you bags and bins

As here once more, is the fall
When much tree leaves shall fall
From the short trees and … the tall
Or say, from the low and the high

But they all shall cry and sigh
As they prepare to shed leaves
Woe too, unto some house eaves
And unto many drains as well

For those leaves can block
Many of them up in great stock
Even rushing waters shall swell
Owing to blockages by leaves

Chiefly when comes heavy rain
So prepare you bags and bins
For those leaves to be placed in
Good that fall and winter will pass

Though leaving us to pay the cost
‘God's willing' a new spring shall dawn
And trees shall buds and leaves again
Followed by lots of sweet flowers

With their beautiful fragrance
Which will inspirit everyone again
As the summer emerges to regain
Its three months of yearly portion.


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Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Form: Ballad


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Just for the sake of writing and for passing a little time!

Comments about The Leaves! by Clarence Prince

  • Bri Edwards (9/11/2016 6:17:00 PM)


    oops! been here already. ok, i'll read it again. very nice. damming damn leaves, causing our back gutter to overflow onto our heads! ! !

    With their beautiful fragrant............how about fragrance? ?

    bri ;)

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  • Bri Edwards (2/4/2016 7:29:00 PM)


    I wish God would direct all of the leaves away from our eaves! ! ! !

    bri ;)
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  • Gladys Brown Prince (9/27/2015 5:38:00 PM)


    So nice, And trees shall buds and leaves again,
    Followed by lots of beautiful flowers.
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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (9/26/2015 10:46:00 PM)


    Verily, after pain is joy and if we want the joy to be really joyous
    then, we have to work out about it in pain to anticipate the forthcoming.....10
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  • Valsa George (9/26/2015 7:53:00 AM)


    A lovely poem on the seasons particularly on Autumn when leaves rain down from trees! They may sometimes clog the drains, causing rain water to inundate the lands! But this season will pass quickly and give way to winter and then the lovely spring! Let us also hope that difficulties of life will pass away and sweet times shall come! Enjoyed the poem conveying the message of hope and renewal! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 13, 2016


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