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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 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, sky, tree,
Form: Rhyme



Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear 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 blue eyes...

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Categories: abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
as we look at it now,  with time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown..
and where once...

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Categories: autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative
A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: autumn, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I am Poetry
Feel me like an autumn breeze 
Dancing easily through your thoughts
Let me stir that hidden part of your soul
That part that you've forgotten long ago...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, nature, poetry,
Form: Personification



Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: autumn, abuse,
Form: Free verse
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: mystery, autumn,
Form: Narrative
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: autumn, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
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
Leaf
Floating down with grace and ease
Carried off by the Autumn breeze
Rich in hues of orange and red
Landing in the flower bed

What once was buzzing full...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, memory, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member NATURES WONDERFUL GARDEN
NATURE’S WONDERFUL GARDEN

Nature’s wonderful garden in display
display of autumn colours in array
array of beauty to share in delight
delight of birds in a picturesque sight.
Sight of...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, beauty, nature,
Form: Sonnet
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 Love of Nature
Whether ocean or mountain with valley green
or every deep forest in between

My love for Nature fills my eyes
With every creature of Earth and sky

The changing...

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Categories: autumn, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: autumn, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Regret
Now walking through the autumn of my life
Where maple leaves have turned from green to gold
I watch them fall in breezes turning cold
In a whirl-wind...

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Categories: autumn, introspection, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Under the Stars
Breathtaking
    poetic passions,
         lavender skies
         ...

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Categories: autumn, love, poetry, romance, stars,
Form: Verse
My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: autumn, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse
The Red Leaf


the raspy whisper

finally
 
gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: autumn, death, emotions, grief, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn's Season
Autumn brushes her hair slowly
Letting the glorious colors
flow gently to the earth below.
Showing off vibrant colors 
 in contrast to summer's green dress.
 Out doing...

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Categories: autumn, nature,
Form: Personification
These Eyes Have Often Been Solaced
 These eyes have often been solaced

by twilight's cotton candy pllows moving silently

towards a sky's velveteen blanket

and angels'silver gowns

By gazing over hills

to where old country...

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Categories: autumn, age, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse
It Rained That Day
Soft autumn rain ...
cascading over brightly colored cherry blossoms,
releasing a sweet scent of aromatic aphrodisiac
A fragrance of springtime love blowing in the gentle autumn wind
Our...

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Categories: autumn, feelings, love, marriage, rain,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
The Guise Of Blue Jay Skies



F  l  y  i  n  g

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

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Categories: autumn, bird, blue, conflict, nature, sky,
Form: Free verse
Whispering colors

~

A soft yellow ember,
the sun is arising
Horizons remember
the smile on your face

Meadowlarks sing
as the morning approaches
The start of a new day
in hues to embrace

Rose petal...

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Categories: autumn, good morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: autumn, death of a friend, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Free verse