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5 things I like about fall

Monday, September 19, 2016

Come, Little Leaves
George Cooper
"Come, little leaves," said the wind one day,
"Come o'er the meadows with me and play;
Put on your dresses of red and gold,
For summer is gone and the days grow cold."

Soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call,
Down they came fluttering, one and all;
Over the brown fields they danced and flew,
singing the glad little songs they knew.

"Cricket, goodbye, we've been friends so long;
Little brook, sing us your farewell song;
Say you are sorry to see us go;
Ah, you will miss us, right well we know.

"Dear little lambs in your fleecy fold,
Mother will keep you from harm and cold;
fondly we watched you in vale and glade;
Say, will you dream of our loving shade?"

Dancing and whirling, the little leaves went;
Winter had called them, and they were content;
soon, fast asleep in their earthy beds,
The snow laid a coverlid over their heads.

1. I like the vibrant colors

This picture was taken by a high school classmate near The Albany Lodge west of Laramie WY where we went to school

2. I like the smell of the clean crisp air

3. I like the sound of the leaves as I walk through them

4. I like the sweet taste of the crisp apple

5. I the feel of the warm sun in the cool air

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