Color Doesn’t Stop

Color and Stop Signs

Color Doesn’t Stop

(A Free Style Poem)




When the leaves

have changed their colors

on the trees of

my home town,

the color doesn’t stop

at every stop,

but continues on


for each

appreciating eye.

Before they drop,

You’ll see

a canopy

of color

in the sky.

To delight the visual senses,

of the harried passersby,


  excite the delight

of drivers

in their cars,

with all of





Author Notes

This is a street in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, near the Cathedral area, in autumn color. With those cars and stop signs so apparent the inspiration was a natural.

A free style poem is like free verse, except is has rhyming.

This picture was taken by the author in October, 2012.


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