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THE FALL OF THE LEAVES, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down they come by millions
Last Line: Down alleys old of the outworn year.
Subject(s): Autumn; Leaves; Seasons; Fall


DOWN they come by millions,
Pied and aspen things,
Dancing airy cotillions,
Drifting on wind-swept wings.
With a music delicate yet clear,
Thick they fall, in their painted cheer,
Down alleys old of the outworn year.





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