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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Day 3 Free Leaves

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers
for hosting the Slice of Life Writing Challenge

Day 3

A slice can sometimes be inspired by things we hear, see, taste, smell or touch.  I am inspired by the rolling leaves I see today...

Free Leaves

Fall's friends are fast to flee
as Winter winds have set them free!

They jump and tumble through the yard-
Surprising robin caught off guard!

Magical movements travel to new a site
Free from the tree so happy and light...

Rolling and landing in a place to rest-
or becoming part of the squirrel's nest!

Breaking up, changing, taking on
a new view!
Life-giving help for nature's renew...






5 comments:

  1. Your first two lines are my favorite! Thinking of leaves as "fall's friends" being set free by winter winds paints such a beautiful picture in my mind.

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  2. Your first four lines I saw out my kitchen window today! Perfect capture; lovely poem. I smiled at our connection without even knowing before this moment. The world is small; our moments shared; our humanity written in your poem. ~ Sheri

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  3. Amy, I really liked your poem about leaves. What a great example of a poetry slice. I emailed you to ask if I could possibly use this post in my 3/20 call for slices but somehow I forgot or it just never sent. I'd love to feature this post tomorrow. Let me know! I emailed you again this evening. If I'm too late, no worries.

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  4. The first two stanzas stand out to me, Amy. Betsy was right to call attention to your poetry slice.

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  5. I agree with Carol. The first 2 stanza are amazing. I love the way you phrased your thoughts. My favorite is, "Surprising robin caught off guard!" (But it was so hard to pick.) It is lovely. Thank you for this slice!!

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