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Best Autumn Poems

Below are the all-time best Autumn poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of autumn poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Oh, Autumn
Oh, splendorous, spectacular, resplendent autumn!

Boldly you dye cypress ~ flaunting ochre, cinnamon,
Yellowing sugar-maple, glazing tangerine emotions,

As scarlet winds warble in accents of majestic aspens,
Responding in...

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Categories: autumn,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
Autumn Afterglow

As halcyon summer days 
    wave goodbye
Bucolic trees seen from 
    an autumn sky
Become a cynosure 
 ...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, october, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

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Categories: life, lost, autumn, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Indian Ink
INDIAN INK

Indian Accent, form the whispers inside
Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry...

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Categories: abuse, autumn, death, deep,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Where the Sycamore Grew
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Categories: autumn, family, house, life,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.

Night...

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Categories: autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fall In Love
F eeling enraptured, Autumn dances in the wind, then undresses.
A s bright robes fall to the ground, her passion paints the twilight skies.
L ike a...

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Categories: autumn, love, nature,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member In Strangler's Wood - Tanka Version
At a dead man’s throat

lies the rain drenched woolen scarf

that stifled his screams.

Cold Winds howl through decayed trees -

witnesses in the shadows....

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Categories: autumn, mystery, rain,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Under the Stars
Under the Stars

Breathtaking
    poetic passions, 
         lavender skies
      ...

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Categories: autumn, love, poetry, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member October Skies
We are apples growing on our parent's tree, planted by our grandparents from the apples of our great-grandparents ~ author

October skies still reflect in your...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, anniversary, autumn, grandparents,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Old Oak Tree
Oh I am but a simple leaf
         withering within the gutter
      ...

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Categories: autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Guise of Blue Jay Skies
F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through creamsicle colored beams -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Categories: autumn, bird, blue, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chopin Nocturnes
https://youtu.be/-gDinVAmtA0



 Chopin Nocturnes

Listen....autumn rain is gently falling
Within enchanted hour of twilight sky.
In my heart, Chopin is softly calling
Lovely piano notes that make me cry.
As Luna...

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Categories: autumn, dedication, heartbreak, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Canyon Reverie Constanza
I stop to watch the eagle soar.
At dawn his silhouette flies high
Through brilliant tinted scarlet sky.

Below the gorge at valley’s floor,
The creatures rise up one...

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Categories: autumn, nature, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Falling Like Leaves
Oh, how sweet Autumn air collars my heart
          The vapor of leaves, chill summer reprieves
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Categories: autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
The Universe of You
I have never seen a flower blush when I took it's hue
and held it there a prisoner captive to my view.

I have always heard the...

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Categories: autumn, beautiful, love, planet,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Seeing Autumn's Oak Adorn
Painting sky before I was born,
Draping my grave in leaf and acorn.

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Contest: Crystalline
Sponsor: Rick Parise
11.22.14...

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Categories: autumn, birth, death, life,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member And Sweet Is Her Demise
In primrose twilight, summer is still near.
She whispers in my ear; I hear her in
the one lone owl that hoots to only me.
I wake to...

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Categories: autumn, death, summer,
Form: Blank verse
Blow Sweet Breeze
With the turning of the green
the fevered hues engulf my soul
rich radiant reds glistening in the sun
as my heart gleams with memories
of the solemn words...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Loving Years
Dark honey tanned skin glistens
    From the moisture of humidity.
The ladies flirt shamelessly with 
    You, but your eyes...

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Categories: autumn, beach, husband, love,
Form: Rhyme
Hot Cider Dreams
Fall glides in on the wings
of migrating monarchs,
stained glass visions seeking respite
from a tedious journey
signaling a change in our surroundings

Blushing, the complexion of November
slips from...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Still I Run
I race for summer's setting sun
as crimson bleed the alder leaves
and still I run.  And still I run.

My rival, time, is yet undone.
Past pyramids...

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Categories: autumn, death, truth,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member One Long Last Look
The moon shimmied up her pole in the sky
   Winking at me with her crescent eye
The stars danced in time to a silent...

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Categories: autumn, longing, moon, night,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Acorn
Stay - One more golden morning –
Linger - One more silver night –
Abide tiny child born of my desire
To encourage a new life;
Watch with me...

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Categories: autumn, blessing, change, goodbye,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Fall of the Willow's Leaf
Ah, weeping leaf I feel your grief 
as Autumn hides the sun in clouds; 
battalion’s shadow, like a thief, 
disguised in dark-sky nimbus shrouds 
have...

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Categories: angst, autumn, conflict, fate,
Form: Rhyme