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Last Dance

Rise and twist and swirl around
You captured by the breeze
Pieces of dead leaves on the ground
Rise once again from a winter grave
One last dance around and around
You give me great pleasure to save
The memory of your lasting days
Still attracting my tireless mind
One last act before the final decay
Sends you at last away to stay
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Posted: Mar 20
About this poem:
Rather mindless fascination and inspiration gotten looking out my kitchen window as old leaves and grass and flower head were whipped up into the air by the wind swirling around the corner of the back porch.

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LaceyQueen21
Hi Yankee.. last dance nicely captured, enjoyed with thanks for sharing. wine
salamuna
perfectly described moment. detailed look at the small moments of life, Chris..must be a kind of meditation for you. Lily wave
Yankee4youonline today!
Thanks Lacy !
Yankee4youonline today!
Lili, Sometimes I think it is meditation for me to escape all the sounds and sights of our 'man made' world and just watch and listen to the 'real' world that surrounds us. Nothing is more meditative than sitting besides a gurgling brook. Thanks for your comment
Mizzy4online today!
Nice poem Yankee with a well chosen title. Nature in all its forms invigorate a poetic mind.

Regards Mick.

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southmiami4321online today!
Yankee, nice written piece. What nature blows into our minds is incredible. Hope this poem didn't bring you bitter-sweet memories but still happens...comfort wave SM
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