Sunday, November 22, 2009

Spoils of Fall

Two score of seasons has this garden tower seen
Holding time and touched by moss and leaves of green
A blanket now of russet fallen leaves, the spoils of Fall
From that mighty mighty oak tree, bold, strong and tall
Leaves possessed in flight rest now free
And above bough and branch barren be.

Rose Marie Raccioppi

Pagoda, Photo, CAR, Collectible Clicks,©Rose Marie Racciopi, 2009.

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  1. Rose Marie: Beautiful little tribute to your loyal pagoda. If it were me, I would print the poem, fold it and put it in plastic and see if I could insert it somewhere inside the pagoda. Someone might have the joy of discovering it down the road . . .

  2. Hi Rose Marie,
    A lovely tribute to the beauty of fall and the coming of a new season.
    Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving.
    Take care.

  3. great idea Bonnie. what a cool treasure for someone to stumble upon.

    rose, as ever your words inspire...we stand like that pagoda, watching the seasons pass in memory...yet you leave them for us in verse.

    happy thanksgiving!

    Such a weathered and beautiful garden decor - standing tall and proud against the elements of nature - daring it to just try and weaken it's glory, valor and purpose. Much like truth - that withstands all tests of time.

    Love to you

  5. Oh I love how you share your beautiful words with us and I think Bonnie's idea is wonderful, you are a blessing to me...Happy Thanksgiving my friend.....:-) Hugs

  6. Hi Rose Marie! I just wanted to say hello and even though I may be silent, I'm still enjoying your lovely poetry! Take care my friend!!
    Hugs! :)

  7. Fallen leaves and gratitude for this season of life and change shared with each of you.

    Bonnie, thank you for such a thoughtful suggestion. It will be done.

    Choices, yes, shared blessings.

    Brian, Your gift of words ever in celebration.

    Gail, yes, ever to pursue and prevail.

    Bernie, And the sharing can only be for those who are kind enough to care. HUGS in return.

    Rain, Happy for your visit. As you know, I have certainly come to enjoy all my virtual tours you so graciously provide.