Maple Leaf

This leaf of the maple tree
That fell from your hand
Into my heart
Sings of the colours of autumn
A prelude to the first
Winter snow...

This leaf of the maple tree
That fell from your hand
Into my heart
Paints images of Samukawa
Your home your smile
Your heart...

This leaf of the maple tree
That fell from your hand
Into my heart
So perfect in colour and form
I feel the warmth of your hand
Your touch...

This leaf of the maple tree
That fell from your hand
Into my heart
Will grow like a young sapling
Nourished deep within
My hearts...

1992 Jim Cain

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