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Rated: E · Poetry · Nature · #1853176
A cottonwood leaf in an autumn storm
A leaf
blowing in the wind
accelerating with each gust
to the music of the autumn storm.

from the safety
of the cottonwood tree
without a will of its own
it is hostage
to the violence of nature.

Line Count: 11
Form: Free verse is a rhymed or unrhymed poem of any length with no specific rhyme scheme or line meter and can have any subject or theme.
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