The Last Leaf | Lynn White

It’s been raining again,

the clouds breaking,

fracturing,

letting it all pour out.

And as I watch

it drip

my heart is

bleeding

like the rain

from the last leaf.


Lynn White lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She was shortlisted in the Theatre Cloud ‘War Poetry for Today’ competition and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net and a Rhysling Award.

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