Poem 10/10/2020

A leaf so green
It’s wilting
Cast shadows

Remembering how it was,
How it came to be
And there is but nothing
Left to see.
It knows that time is terrible
At this moment
Unforgiving in how it treats
Those under its care.

And others
Carry On
Not forgetting
But remember
It’s splendor

And change
With the times
Keeping with them
Shadows of green.