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Lillian Susan Thomas


*A Waltz Wave: Fall Leaves Fly


Fall
leaves fly
past
the bus
moving through
traffic.
A
child's face
pressed against
the window looks
out at folks -
standing
at
bus stops,
walking on
the streets -
all
blurred with
leaves.

Submitted: Monday, October 05, 2009
Edited: Friday, July 01, 2011

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  • Dr. Ratan Bhattacharjee (1/23/2010 8:19:00 PM)

    I also wante to fly like these leaves. U moved my mind with ur poem... nice, excellent, fantastic but so simple imagination.... (Report) Reply

  • Susan Jarvis (10/29/2009 3:20:00 PM)

    This wonderful poem waltzes along at a breathtaking pace, drawing the reader into the swirl of of autumn leaves as the bus rolls along. You certainly know how to use this strict syllable count to optimum effect. S :) (Report) Reply

  • Kerry O'Connor (10/14/2009 8:19:00 AM)

    A fine example of this form. You have really made it your own. This is a beautifully poignant word picture. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Nwagwu (10/13/2009 8:53:00 AM)

    slim; compact; deliberate; speedy - and it goes away, like the falling leaves of fall, a blur - bot only temporary, temporarily. Much enjoyed this, Lillian,10, not a blur; a real ten, more than 9.999 - a real 10

    mark (Report) Reply

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