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Looking out through our windows
We cherish the scene
As an autumnal palette
Ousts foliage green.
We celebrate changes
Some natural, some not
An acer we cut down
A pergola that rot.
A shrub we have hated
Since first moving in
Cut to the ground
Dismissed to the bin.
The ivy’s a battle
Fought every year
Formidable enemy
We’re losing, I fear.
The ash that won’t die back
A sun block it stays
Again we must prune it
To access the rays.
As leaves form a carpet
In the cycle of life
We gaze on contented
Me and the wife.

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    Jeff Taylor 4 months ago

    Now THAT was really good! Well done Neville 😁

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    Neville Hunt 4 months ago

    Thank you very much Jeff. 🙂

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    Christopher 4 months ago

    Lovely bit of poetry, Neville.

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    Drew Martyn 4 months ago

    Beautiful - as well as the nicely scanned and rhymed content, there's a lot of thought gone into this. As I said, beautiful :)

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    Neville Hunt 4 months ago

    Thank you all. I enjoyed writing it. And of course it’s all true, too!

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