Come Little Leaves by George Cooper

I saw this October poem posted on Facebook today and it warmed my heart and brought back so many memories from my childhood.

I had a mother who read to me.  One of the book collections we had on our shelves was My Book House.  These books belonged to my mother when she was a girl.  They were first published in 1920.  Ours is a 1928 edition.  My mom was born in 1930.  These books were probably a big investment for the family.  They have been well loved and used.

When I was a little girl, this was my favorite poem from the first volume:

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