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The Sound They Made
David M. Tookey


I keep thinking about those leaves
After I turned off the car radio
I could hear the sound they made
Rustling across dry pavement

Fall is on the way
Sunny afternoons are still with us
You get the urge to go outside
You feel you must

To savor the light
Warmth and

© by David M. Tookey.
Used here with the author's permission.

David M. Tookey is a retired elementary school teacher who lives in Washington state. He's grateful for time spent with family and enjoys reading, writing, baking, walking, hiking, and cycling.  David believes the most reliable way to find inspiration for poems is to always
pay attention to things, especially the little things.


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Larry Schug:
The first stanza could be a poem of it's own. I agree, there's a certain feeling on a day like this that goes beyond the physical.
Posted 09/28/2019 07:42 AM

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