Poems about Leaves

a compilation of wonderful poems, wonderfully compiled by Mark S:

Naturalist Weekly

My drive to work takes me along a winding river with views of the Green Mountains.  The past couple of mornings the fog that has settled into the valleys and the deciduous trees that are visible above the mists are bright red and orange. As the sun lingers in the liminal space between night and day, its amber glow silhouettes the ravens perched on the tops of the bare trees.  

The loss of daylight during this time forces us to slow down. It encourages us to think about what has happened over the past year.  This time can bring celebrations, festivals, and bountiful harvests. But it can  also be a time of reflection and contemplation on losses. With the leaves dropping from the branches, and the flowers curling in on themselves, the poets are spurred to pick up their pens and write about these transitions. 

Lloyd Schwartz is the author…

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~ by Barbara S on October 10, 2021.

2 Responses to “Poems about Leaves”

  1. Hi Barbara, thanks for sharing my post! I hope all is well and thank you for the continued support

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