The Life in Death

Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs

Kerringtyn Davis, Sr.High Writer

The life in death 


A tickle across my face 

From under a dying tree 

Of red, orange and brown leaves 

Raining from the surface of the sky 

Feeling the kiss of demise against my skin – 

I can’t help but wonder, 

Why does this death bring me so much life?