The Most Wonderful Time of Year

The Leaves

The leaves had a wonderful frolic.
They danced to the wind’s loud song.
They whirled, and they floated, and scampered.
They circled and flew along.

The moon saw the little leaves dancing.
Each looked like a small brown bird.
The man in the moon smiled and listened.
And this is the song he heard.

The North Wind is calling, is calling,
And we must whirl round and round,
And then, when our dancing is ended,
We’ll make a warm quilt for the ground.

– Anonymous



4 thoughts on “The Most Wonderful Time of Year

  1. I will definitely share this with the grandkids on my blog I keep just for them!Thanks for sharing it…leaves are just starting to tinge here…about another month and it will look like the picture!:)

  2. I so can't wait until our trees look like that…they are just starting to change colours now so another couple of weeks! Such a beautiful poem to go along with that picture. We had frost the other morning and now it's going up to 24c…grrrrrr…froze some of my flowers and now it's warmed up again! lol xoxo

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