Fall Poems

Poems about Autumn

Every season has its special beauty and autumn is no exception. Watching the trees turn from a uniform green to all varieties of gold, yellow and red is a spectacular experience. One can almost be blinded by the fiery brilliance. How can it be that all this beauty is sign of death and decay? With all this beauty there is a certain sadness in knowing that the changing colors foreshadow the arrival of a long cold winter.

Poems about the Fall Season

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  1. Portrait Of Fall

    Poem About The Beauty Of Autumn

    Looking out my window
    In October's golden light,
    I see a beauty unsurpassed,
    A truly lovely sight.

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    The poem portrays the beauty of the fall, just as Keats famously wrote: "Thou hast thy music too!" Nature's pristine beauty is a treat to the human eye. The references to the golden light,...

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  3. What A Difference A Day Makes

    Beauty Of The Changing Season Into Autumn

    What a difference a day makes,
    twenty-four little hours.

    Cool chill in the air,

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  4. Autumn's Majesty

    Sun with his artistic touch,
    streaks skies of blue with rosy blush,
    trimming Oak and Maple too,
    crimson reds with yellow hue.

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    The poem brings such a panoramic picture of Autumn that you can't help but be present for the synesthetic experience. The alliteration of the words gives a beautiful rhythm to the poem, such...

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  6. Sing To Me, Autumn

    Autumn Personification Poem

    Sing to me, Autumn, with the rustle of your leaves.
    Breathe on me your spicy scents that flow within your breeze.

    Dance with me, Autumn, your waltz that bends the boughs of trees.

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    This poem beautifully provides us an opportunity to feel connected with nature. As human beings, we have been born in the lap of nature, have grown under the protection of nature, but we’ve...

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  7. Autumn

    Enjoying The Beautiful Autumn Season

    Misty mornings, frosted lawns
    The wind is blowing a winter's song.

    Changing colors of the leaves,

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    Very good. It brings me back to my childhood days when I would know that Autumn was on the way. The colors, the harvest, the year-end holidays and the coolness of the nights and early...

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  8. Autumn Leaves

    Letting Go Of The Old

    Golden, crisp leaves falling softly from almost bare trees,
    Lifting and falling in a hushed gentle breeze.
    Slowly dropping to the soft cushioned ground,
    Whispering and rustling a soothing sound.

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    Letting go of painful things is probably one of the most difficult choices to make. But once you realize what your aspirations, visions, and ideals in life are- that these have become somehow...

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  10. October's Gold

    Like crunchy cornflakes
    Gold leaves rustle underfoot
    Beauty in decay.

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    I like Haikus and I like this one very much. It goes to prove that just a few well-chosen words can say more effectively than pages full. I love the comparison of cornflakes to dead leaves...

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  11. Autumn

    • By Julie L. O'Connor
    • Published: March 2013
    Indian Summer Poem

    There's a crispness in the air that greets the morning sun, a feeling of anticipation, a new day has begun.
    Harvest days are ending, winter is drawing near, yet in between is surely the most special time of year.
    They call it Indian Summer, and it seems to fit the bill, for it's as if the Lord took a feathered brush and painted all the hills.
    ...

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    Very beautiful & inspiring. "Women in Ministry" will share this at a coffee we are hosting for younger women we mentor in the church.

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  12. Autumn

    • By Aleyna
    • Published: October 2017
    Favorite Things About Fall

    I look outside my window and see the leaves
    Changing color, one by one trickling to the ground.
    Fall. It's in my grasp. My favorite season, the one I long for.
    I take a deep breath. The crisp, cool, clean air tickles my nose.

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  13. November

    • By Emily Aartsen
    • Published: November 2015
    Poem Dedicated To November

    November--

    They say it is the month of death,
    But I have never seen such beauty in decay.

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    I also love nature and especially Fall. I really enjoyed this poem, and I love your unique descriptions. To me, anyone who can describe nature like this is truly in touch with themselves and...

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