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poetry by j matthew waters

where have all the leaves gone


I’ve seen that tree die before
long after exploding with
shades of every living color

I’ve watched her time and again
come to life by the breath of a
thousand birds

She lives in my heart and
comforts my ailing mind
sharing her knowledge with a
world dying for light


november two thousand thirteen
copyright j matthew waters
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4 thoughts on “where have all the leaves gone

  1. Beautiful, John, and I love “by the breath of a thousand birds.”

  2. Seriously beautiful, John ..’come to life by the breath of a thousand birds’ seriously beautiful – K

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