Autumn Love

Autumn blows love amongst the trees
and caresses their leaves with colour;
Kissed with scarlet, amber, rust -
whispers of orange for another.

Brown and claret blown here and there
by the Painter with so much love;
Leaves change their colour in Autumn -
because they feel that love.

As we watch, with awe, we somehow change -
we feel happy and everything is good;
Our world is right, because we see
autumn’s kiss above the trunks of wood.

If leaves change colour with autumn’s love,
surely it changes us, too;
A bounce in our step, a happy heart -
love transforms me and you.

©Joan Adams Burchell
September 8, 2005

Autumn Feelings


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