dried dull yellow big leaf maple
bouncing and skittering
on legs I can’t understand
dancing the unpredictable wind into
my heart as gift
gorgeous scarlet vine leaf maple
doesn’t dance as well
and the exquisite tiny yellow weeping birch leaf
doesn’t dance at all
they bring different gifts
I can’t figure out if life is a gift to be slowly unwrapped, almost like a strip tease
Or a puzzle to be put together backside up so you can’t see the picture.
* ‘ees a puzzlement’ –the King of Siam trying to figure out Anna
This week’s submission for One Single Impression (prompt 35): Gift
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