Thursday, December 26, 2013

Celebrating Life
Spinning, skipping,
Swishing, spiraling,
Whirling, twirling,
Twisting, weaving.
Piles forming
Against the fence
On the grass.
Sun so bright,
An autumn wind's delight.
Leaves dancing.
Leaves laughing.
From baby buds to graceful greens
To party yellows, reds, and browns.
Trees gloriously celebrating
With one last dance
Before winter's unending intermission.
Branches alone will then take their lead
Swaying to and fro in the ice and snow.
Come spring,
Will dance once again
To the lively music of the sun and wind.
In all its glory--
The divine, alluring life of the


  1. Hi Tam! This is a beautiful reflection of the year, and of trees too. I like that 'lively music of the sun and wind!' Happy New Year!

  2. Thanks, Linda, for checking my blog. I haven't written much lately, but always have writing thoughts. Happy New Year to you.

  3. I know you write, I just wish you'd post more! I love all the movement in this poem.