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The falling leaves

By Mavis
It was raining heavily we were sitting in the Butter Market eating soup . I looked at the dripping cherry tree with leaves of red & gold , thought it might make a picture so here you are . I put up my hood & braved the deluge . Nothing on the table today but Falling Leaves .

The falling leaves
Drift by my window
The falling leaves
Of red and gold

I see your lips
The summer kisses
The sunburned hands
I used to hold

Since you went away
The days grow long
And soon I'll hear
Old winter's song

But I miss you most of all
My darling
When autumn leaves
Start to fall

Tags: Flowers and plants Butter market Falling leaves Heavy rain

Voters: ikett, Mollycat, Suzicoo and 27 more

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Comments


Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2013 8:52PM
Beautifully framed image. Peter.

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EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
21 Oct 2013 10:20PM
It's a lovely image Mavis and very brave of you to face the rain to capture it.
Joan.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
22 Oct 2013 1:36AM
not the right place for a picnic this day-- but you have made a splendid image!
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
22 Oct 2013 4:18AM
Three excellent images Mavis. Although V1 is excellent my favourite is V2 Grin
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
22 Oct 2013 6:05AM
A most beautiful set of images, Mavis, thank you for going out in the rain to capture these lovely scenes. V.2 gets my vote, and my award Smile Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
22 Oct 2013 7:52AM
A fine Autumnal set of images Mavis.

Albert
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Oct 2013 12:50PM
A marvelous song to go with the images.
Beautifully photographed, good for you for braving the rain for this.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
22 Oct 2013 3:23PM
What wonderful colours, Mavis! Smile I've been out a couple of times recently (the last time was on Thursday), but most of the trees around here still seem to have green leaves - all the colourful ones are on the ground! Sad
Trev Smile
22 Oct 2013 5:21PM
One of my all time fav' Songs Mavis, and what lovely images to go with it.

John SmileX
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
22 Oct 2013 5:58PM
Thank you John , I love that song too . So sad, reminds me of holidays with my husband xx
tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
23 Oct 2013 1:56PM
Beautiful image Mavis. I love the way the colours of the leaves stand out against the grey background. Lovely poem too. Hope you are keeping well.
Ted
Dave87 9 42 5 England
24 Oct 2013 11:59PM
Loving the autumn colours captured against the otherwise monochrome background.

Dave.
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
25 Oct 2013 7:13AM
Mavis, a great autumn series.
-=\Walter
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 7:19PM
Beautiful Mavis, and i mean the pictures and the poem

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