Nothing Lasts Forever

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What was once bright green,

strong and unfurling.

Is now brown and shrivelled,

decaying and curling.

 

Blown around and around,

in the gutter it stops,

resting on a delicate cobweb,

diamond like raindrops.

 

An image caught on camera,

a moment to treasure.

created by mother nature,

nothing lasts forever.

 

Credit to local photographer Robin Ree

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julie callaghan

Fri 10th Jul 2020 17:04

Thank you so much for the likes, so pleased with how this poem has been received.

Bluesky.girl

Thu 9th Jul 2020 14:05

A meaningful poem, indeed. Only if we pay heed.

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julie callaghan

Thu 9th Jul 2020 11:30

Thank you for the comments and likes.

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Philipos

Thu 9th Jul 2020 10:22

I enjoyed this imagery of re-evaluating seemingly useless material such as a leaf. P. 👍

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Anmolpreet Kaur

Thu 9th Jul 2020 10:22

A beautiful description

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