A Different Kind of Autumn

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Years ago, I held little hands,
enveloped with sounds of giggles and joy.
I laughed as they threw golden piles of leaves around.
Life seemed so gentle, hopeful, joyous.
Today, Autumns leaves seem to go from green to brown,
New children rush about in a whirlwind,
To busy for leaf piles, laughing, memories that endure time.
I look at myself as rain patters outside the windows.
Where did that time go? My health, my child?
As a tear rolls down my cheek, I vow,
to make a leaf pile, film the excitement of little ones.
To slow the world down, breath in the cool air.
Time will not wait, nor will life, not even hope.
We must find a way to grab hold of today,
And never, ever, let its lessons escape us.

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13 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    ♥I hope you are feeling better today ♥ paula

  2. 3

    Blessings upon you and yours . Hope you are feeling better soon.

  3. 4

    journalplace said,

    God bless you today.

  4. 5

    Very pertinent to me. I really enjoyed that.

  5. 7

    The ebb and flow of life – holding on and letting go. There is no right or wrong we just have to accept and try, as you said, to cherish each day, each moment. Thinking of you beebee.

  6. 9

    vbholmes said,

    Wonderful description of our fast-moving world, Beebee. Hope you are doing well today.

  7. 11

    Ross Mannell said,

    These are beautiful words. We must indeed find a way to grab hold of today. Be well.

  8. 12

    What a wonderful post, Beebee. Hope you are doing fine today.

  9. 13

    khatani said,

    it really touch my heart.the way u have explain


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