Imagine if the autumn leaves Became money to spend Their falling from trees We’d never want it to end Folks would show up With a rake and a smile Looking to cash in They’d travel for miles To fill their buckets To tote their sacks They’d make many trips To the leaf bank and back… Read More Autumn’s Next Payday
In every moment Find a reason To see the beauty In each season
All worries Weigh you down As dead weight let them Fall to the ground; Place all troubles Under your feet And stomp to pieces With a breath of relief; Soon new thoughts Will begin to sprout And live as a canopy Shading self-doubt; A symbol of all That could (and should be) When nurtured with… Read More Could and Should
Dare to be heard Over the deafening blame Dare to be different Turning frowns upside down Dare to be peace In a time of despair Dare to be you Remaining humble and true Dare to care About what others go through Dare to dream For a better world to esteem Dare to change When others… Read More Dare
Covered by fallen leaves And orange pine needles Once green; Acorns on the ground Become lost treasures To be found; By squirrels Who prepare For autumn’s sundown; When a pointed finger Issues an icy demand, “Colors, fade. You must follow Winter’s plan.”
Framed by darkness Illuminated by light A mixed composition Is the cycle of life; Seasons of change Some welcomed…some not All have a purpose Lest we forgot; Even the rainy days That block out the sun Help ignite the color In the next autumn to come.