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Author Name: FreeFireHam 6 Comments
Date Added: July 28, 2008 19:07:34 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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A Leaf Caught My Eye

A Leaf Caught My Eye


A leaf caught my eye when I was three.

I saw it falling gracefully from the tree.

I reached down and put it in my hand.

What if I hadn't picked it up? Was it all in a plan?


That day I ended up staying outside.

Otherwise I would have gone inside.

Like ripples upon a pond, life unfolded after that.

All of this brought me here for this wonderful chat.


So I'm glad that when I was only three,

That I was standing by that tree.

I totally believe in the power of fate.

And that our time of friendship could not wait.


I accept these wonderful gifts and proceed.

Fate always knows when we're in need.

Was it the tree that made the leaf fall?

Or maybe it was part of fate's plan after all?


Harold McLelland


Author's Notes:
Fate to me, is an amazing thing!
I cannot see what is around the next corner, only where I have been.
And so I do my best to just sit back and enjoy the ride.
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Comment By: FreeCathy on September 7, 2008 12:28:13 PM Report
I really enjoyed reading this amazing write so wise and full of truth. Fate is there when we least expect it yes right around the corner. Excellent poem here love it

Comment By: FreeAngel on July 29, 2008 02:54:23 PM Report
Best to just go with the flow. Things are sometimes out of our control. Things happen for a reason or so I believe


Great write

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on July 29, 2008 12:44:13 PM Report
nothing else for it! ;-) Ali x
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 28, 2008 11:29:54 PM Report
Fate always plays its hand when we are young and as we age... awesome poetry glad you posted it!
Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on July 28, 2008 09:03:20 PM Report
Wonderful write!
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on July 28, 2008 07:52:25 PM Report

Fate is an amazing thing though at times I wonder if we have a small part in our own fate.


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