Life

Life

The new leaf
quietly unfurls
itself to the
world
giving wholly
throughout
its season
of life

until
breaking its
silence at last
the leaf
sings out
in an effusion
of color

then
falls
to
the
earth

its final bow.

~TM 2012

*In Celebration and Recognition of National Poetry Month!

NaPoWriMo
Poets.Org 

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