Yellow Leaves

Leaves on Steps

Yellow Leaves




Autumn’s touch

On old stone steps

Means fall’s clutch

Is close at hand.

Yellow leaves

Color the land,

A time that we love so much.


Author Notes

Old Stone Path with autumn leaves that have fallen across the path. I really liked the mix of pine and birch with the stone. Inspired this Whitney Poem.

A Whitney has a fixed syllable count of 3/4/3/4/3/4/7 in 7 lines. There is no required rhyme scheme, but I added one of: abacdca

This picture was taken by the author.

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