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The Blustery Month of October



Everywhere heard and seen, or so it seems
Are leaves quivering on deciduous trees,
And those on the ground being rustled around
In the blustery month of October.

Red and yellow leaves sailing and flitting
Being carried on the wind like children playing;
Roundabout trees, hiding and being discovered
In the blustery month of October.

Leaves once fresh hung from trees, alive and green,
Now lie in parks and yards, and on sidewalks and streets,
Where they are trampled on, or raked and discarded
In the blustery month of October.
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Written on October 04, 2020

Submitted by Dennis_Spilchuk on October 10, 2021

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