The Falling Leaves

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    Today, as I rode by,
    I saw the brown leaves dropping from their tree
    In a still afternoon,
    When no wind whirled them whistling to the sky,
    But thickly, silently,
    They fell, like snowflakes wiping out the noon;
    And wandered slowly thence
    For thinking of a gallant multitude
    Which now all withering lay,
    Slain by no wind of age or pestilence,
    But in their beauty strewed
    Like snowflakes falling on the Flemish clay.

    Margaret Postgate-Cole, November 1915

    peaceslave, Bekkas Hanane, Luckybon, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Grandpops Woodlice 53 months ago | reply

      Lovely capture Steve... great timing here, well done..

    2. Judith*Green [deleted] 53 months ago | reply

      Well, great capture.....and a very poignant poem, appropriate for this time

    3. sasastro 53 months ago | reply

      absolutely beautiful

    4. excellentzebu1050 53 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Steve !

      Nice evening

    5. hellotim80 53 months ago | reply

      great timing Steve, well captured. it reminds me of a bugs life when they have to collect food until the last leaf falls. great stuff.

    6. Fletty Flicks 53 months ago | reply

      Lovely capture and words Steve

    7. holgeruweschmitt 53 months ago | reply

      super: das letzte blatt!

    8. Muriel's Pics. 53 months ago | reply

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      Gracias por compartir :)
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    9. peaceslave 53 months ago | reply

      Interesting photo

    10. DorsetBirder 53 months ago | reply

      Very appropriate timing for the image and verse.

    11. - Renaud - 53 months ago | reply

      Lovely capture, beautiful poem, I so agree
      Have a nice day !

    12. Duvali@-Lat@ (Serge Rolandez) 53 months ago | reply

      A Truly Excellent Image
      Ineffable Award
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      Thank you for sharing

    13. rockwolf 53 months ago | reply

      Blimey! How on earth did you manage to get that in focus? Absolutely superb capture!

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    15. Kadzell 53 months ago | reply

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    16. fransje2009 50 months ago | reply

      love this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    17. Bekkas Hanane 46 months ago | reply

      Veryyyyy Niiiice Gd Job ^^

    18. Luckybon 44 months ago | reply

      Remarkable poem and lovely photo....

    19. Jacqui 1686 41 months ago | reply

      Very touching

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