There was a man who found two leaves and came
indoors holding them out saying to his parents
that he was a tree.

To which they said then go into the yard and do
not grow in the living room as your roots may
ruin the carpet.

He said I was fooling I am not a tree and he
dropped his leaves.

But his parents said look it is fall.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Russell Edson's poem The Fall

2 Comments

  1. Brittany johnson says:

    my choir is singing this song….and we sing it well! Very great poem!!

  2. Ian W says:

    That one was great as well. Bravo!

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