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Ode to Autumn

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Ode to Autumn

Earth’s sphere of fire bids adieu to me

As dying embers gleam across the sea

In rare hues reflected by autumn trees,

Swirling in motion with October’s breeze.



I feel the joy this season has to share

In golden harvest that the branches bear,

And I am thankful for this blessed year,

For divine abundance I share so dear.



The sun and moon take on a special glow

As thunder clouds move swiftly with the flow.

Yes, autumn coaxes feelings to revive,

Those mem’ries of past seasons still alive.



When autumn spreads her dress of lacey frost

I know, in breathless beauty, I’ll be lost.



© 2013 Connie Marcum Wong


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  1. Date: 7/2/2014 6:53:00 PM

    Ah!!!! this is absolutely gorgeous, Connie. This one goes to my fav's. Just awesome. bfn Lainie

  1. Date: 3/17/2014 10:23:00 PM

    Autumn is my favorite season, and you have wonderfully captured it's beauty within this poem! A lovely write, Connie!...I also have a poem titled, "Ode To Autumn"...Thank you so much for the kind comments. :)

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 7:08:00 PM

    Really beautiful, well put together. take care best wishes. Pete.

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 4:27:00 PM

    A very beautiful poem you have written here Connie. Conjured up beautiful images to me....peer

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 11:12:00 AM

    Beautiful. Well done. Pete.

  1. Date: 12/19/2013 1:38:00 AM

    Autumn is my favorite season. All the things you mention can be sensed--more than seen, heard, felt--by just sitting quietly and feeling the world slowly going to sleep all around. Magical isn't it? I loved reading this.

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 5:43:00 AM

    Good evening my dear friend Connie. Your poem is very beautiful. i love all the beauty of the autumn season you've shared in your stellar write. Thank you so much for sharing. This is a winner in my book. By the way, i'm so glad to hear from you again. My honor for your visit and your warm congratulatory comments. TYSM! Have a great weekend! love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 5:30:00 AM

    Connie, I love that "lacey frost" line, actually the whole poem made me smile today :) thank you for sharing this beauty

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 4:00:00 PM

    sheer beauty Connie,, the visual aspect is astounding,, just love this sonnet...

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 1:10:00 PM

    I loved this poem as well as the other two. Especially the two stanzas, "waltzing leaves swirling around, a melange of colors quilting the ground". Please check out my poem , Autumn Child Ralph Sergi

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 10:39:00 PM

    Nice tribute to the season of football and colorful trees! What does Mahalo mean and in what language. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong Date: 11/9/2013 10:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It just means Thank you in Hawaiian. Everyone who lives here says it.
  1. Date: 11/4/2013 4:51:00 PM

    I'm glad you commented on my poem Connie, as it gave me a chance to witness this lovely piece. As I read, I could image various scenes of places where I've been around October time. You've penned a gem with this one, James :)

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 9:54:00 AM

    and breathless it is, connie...the lovelliness of a season becomes you... eloquently rendered..:) hugggs

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 10:03:00 AM

    love this, Connie, especially the dress of lacey frost

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 9:24:00 AM

    Oh my goodness! Connie, this poem is absolutely GORGEOUS!! I'm saving this on my fav's. You painted a picture of a beautiful autumn scenery that we all captured within your lines. Wow!! Wishing you a great Sunday.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 11:23:00 AM

    The colors of Autumn are flashing in each and every line of this Great write my friend. Autumn is the season which always fascinate me, but in your Poem you have spread the colors of autumn so elegantly and brilliantly that it is difficult not to take a dive in its coolness. It goes as my favorite one Connie. Hope you are keeping very fine. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra K Kapoor

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 6:19:00 PM

    Brilliant images, Connie I have added it to my Favs list. SuZ

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 10:35:00 PM

    enjoyed your poem. especially the ending which is great. Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 11:45:00 PM

    What a beautiful Ode to Autumn. I adore the last two lines.

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 9:55:00 PM

    oh, and wow, I just realized you had done a sonnet. Way to go!!!

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