A Small Leaf

A small leaf fell

towards the ground, but hesitated


My mind held it, aloft

waiting for a nearby breeze,

to take it away,


I reached out,

but stumbled on a tree root

which made me look up

to the uppermost branch,


The last point of departure, for

the last leaf on its way,

journeying from its mother

with sobs of branches,

and quivering uneasiness

of meeting the great big wide world

away from its loving arms,


A small leaf

has made me wonder, and to wish it well

on its life journey,


Fly away…..


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