Poetry On Odyssey: Rotting Wood And Dead Leaves
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Poetry On Odyssey: Rotting Wood And Dead Leaves

Rotting Wood And Dead Leaves

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Poetry On Odyssey: Rotting Wood And Dead Leaves
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Rotting wood and dead leaves

Standing in the autumn breeze

My heart is tender

My soul is numb

Fighting a war I once had thought was done

Nothing stands a chance against my rugged mind

Not love

Not hope

Not even time

Fading in and out day after day

I beg

I cry

I even pray

Standing here alone again

Thoughts run wild

Looking for a friend

But here I have the oddest thing

To bring feeling back into my numb soul

And strengthen again my tender heart

For nothing makes me feel like poetry

And rotting wood and dead leaves

Bring out the loveliest poet in me.

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