Unafraid.

Leaves fall, but do they fall in love?
I’d like to think so
They look like they have so much fun
Dancing and flirting atop the trees
Gently brushing each other
In the breeze
The leaves don’t control destiny
Any more than you or I
But they laugh and love
Unafraid to live their lives
Unafraid to go out on a limb
Unafraid to fall
Unafraid to die

© Rylan Skelly, October 2018


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between; I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions - Eastern, Western, or in between; I'm genderqueer, and I'm comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I'm married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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