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Ode To Autumn

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Ode To Autumn

Autumn is my favorite season,
The green leaves are turning red,
Falling with no rhyme or reason,
They are crisp, gnarled, and dead.

Lightly they fall in the chilly air,
The leaves are brown, orange, and yellow,
Brightly, they tumble without a care,
Indian summer days are beginning to mellow.

Gray clouds form, you rarely see the sun,
Through tree branches, see the cold wind blow,
The leaves come cascading down, one by one,
And, at any minute now, it could start to snow.

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  1. Date: 3/20/2014 1:36:00 PM
    I agree with how you feel about the crisp autumn air and the stunning colors that leave me breathless. I enjoyed my short visit to autumn in your Ode very much Kelly. Blessings

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 3/21/2014 3:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for stopping by to read this poem of mine. I'm so glad you enjoyed it, Connie! You might also like my poem titled, "Autumn's Breath". :)
  1. Date: 1/25/2014 6:24:00 PM
    Hi Kelly, an ode to Autumn. Isn't it strange my friend, the amount of people who ashked which season they prefer will sday Autumn. I think it can be the Autumnal colours that do it. Well, that's what it is for me I think. Once more your gentle words paint the Autumn scene, we can see the smallest leave fall. The flow is always wonderful, each picture follows on from the one before, painting such a wonderful canvas. I see the colours, I feel the chill, I await the snow. Autumnal glory....MIKE.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 1/25/2014 10:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Mike, I agree, autumn does seem to have a mysteriousness about it, which is very intriguing. I love fall for it's amazing colors. I think that I look forward to this season most, because it brings a relief from the heat of summer, which I am not so fond of. I enjoy the cool, crisp air of autumn, it makes me feel refreshed and alive again...Thank you for the kind comments. I'm so glad that you enjoyed this poem, my friend.
  1. Date: 1/14/2014 7:04:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Kelly, A wonderfully written poem.

  1. Date: 1/14/2014 5:57:00 AM
    A fine Ode and congratulations on the win, Kelly

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 11:54:00 PM
    Love the win...congrates

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 2:23:00 PM
    KELLY, :) CONGRATS.... Love ~ SKAT~

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 1/15/2014 4:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for the honor, SKAT! I appreciate you stopping by. :)
  1. Date: 12/14/2013 1:26:00 AM
    hey I am finally seeing that autumn is your favorite season. I would sure love to go back to an Indian summer. Aren't those spectacular? lovely poem

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 12/14/2013 9:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, those Indian summer days are quite beautiful, Andrea! Thank you very much!
  1. Date: 11/26/2013 10:12:00 PM
    Kelly The imagery and creativity you used allows the reader to feel like they are actually in this special and charming scene. I could feel the warmth and cold. I could see the beautiful colors of the leaves. Nice job Thanks for the insightful and sweet comment on my Loony Bin poem

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 3:27:00 PM
    - I love summer and sunshine, Kelly ..... but fall is coming anyway .... and it is beautiful.(Fall and winter is cold and looong in Norway ) - And BEAUTIFUL is this poem !! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 8:58:00 PM
    oh my. i could just feel it! this is so lovely. . . .

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 1:30:00 PM
    Let there be snow,Inhabitable time is is season's best game where transformation begins to sleep and to awake again. good write. thank you. Regards from Nepal

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 8:40:00 AM
    Please let us enjoy what summer we have left The chilly winds will be here soon enough! LOL Warm hugs xoxox

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 4:22:00 AM
    I like your weather and season poem...Very creative..It has good rhyme and rhythm..Thanks for the visit to my work..Sara