Poem: Leaf in the Wind

Grown on a tree,

the leaf does sway.


A current of wind comes,

and pulls it away.


It swirls from the tree.

Dances in the air.


Spins on the gust,

high, light, and fair.


It passes a bird,

topples over a tree.


Surveys a hill,

far down to see.


Then the wind continues on,

drops the leaf from its hold.


Down it goes, fluttered,

spinned, and rolled.


A final breath of wind catches it,

and safely sets it down.


It rests in the tall grass,

now earthbound.

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