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poetry by j matthew waters

once upon a leaf


the leaf once dreamed
of becoming a feather
and wished one day
to fall with grace

she imagined a child
uncovered her brilliance
and saved her forever
between two pages

displaced in darkness
for decades on end
she prayed for light
and rediscovery


april two thousand thirteen
copyright j matthew waters
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6 thoughts on “once upon a leaf

  1. love the line -‘ to fall with grace’ and the idea of change, discovery and rediscovery – very sweet poem! K

  2. she is probably discovered by another child after years of living in darkness. lovely imagination

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