Jenny Knipfer–Author

Historical fiction author, Jenny Knipfer, shares her books, inspiration, thoughts on life and writing, and book reviews. Purchase Jenny's books, read her blog, or listen to encouraging podcasts, highlighting the life of a writer.

I saw the leaves fall today

I peered up

Down they came

Burnt sienna cigar twirls

Dancing in the crisp air

Against a morning glory blue sky

A million fairy wings

Flitting like silent insects

In the stillness

Against the background of a crow chorus

Leaves raining

Like a curtain of confetti

Littering the grass

Spread by the fingers of God

Leaves

On a magically magnetic course

Destined for the earth

The journey of death

The story of the ages

Made beautiful by the promise of spring

7 thoughts on “The Leaves of the Ash Tree

  1. -Eugenia says:

    A lovely autumn poem, Jenny.

    1. Thank you! Thanks for passing on info about my blog. 🙂

      1. -Eugenia says:

        You’re welcome, Jenny! 😊

  2. ivor20 says:

    I read your Bio, and had to have a look in at poem, .. which I thoroughly enjoyed,… a glorious piece of graphic imagery

    1. Thanks for your interest in my writing.

      1. ivor20 says:

        My pleasure 🤗

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