Autum

Kupa 1999 (Buenos Aires)



Autumn comes
The wind blows
Some leaves rustle
Others fall

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Like golden leaves
Some fall easy
Others bear the wind

Stop blowing
Watch them fall
Crimson shower
Swinging slow

About this poem

A simple yet colorful composition expressing the importance of letting go in the spiritual path. The analogy of leaves falling in autumn symbolizes the slow process of letting defilements and bad habits die out to achieve a higher and lighter experience of life.

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Written on October 15, 2020

Submitted by alexartigasv on January 10, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXXA XXXX XAXX
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 190
Words 33
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4

Kupa

Spiritual seeker, lover of nature, people, and the Divine. After an elitist education in Spain, USA, and China, Kupa decided to leave a promising business career behind to devote his life to the spiritual path. His poems reflect some of his insights and longings while living the holy life. more…

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