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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


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,



Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
regarding it now,  with our time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees are taller..
Where once open fields spanned...

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Categories: autumn, family, house, life,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Under the Stars
Breathtaking
    poetic passions,
         lavender skies
         ...

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Categories: autumn, poetry, romance, stars,

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,

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, october, sky, tree,

Premium Member The Guise Of The 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,

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,

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,

Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf
         withering...

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Categories: autumn, life, spring, summer,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Dillard Mill
It rained all night. The day rose dripping grey.
The cool air, welcome after summer’s heat
Smelled finally like fall. The first red flames
Of sumac bushes shone...

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Categories: autumn,

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,

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,

Will Shepard
The day Will Shepard shot my dog
His barn burned to the soil;
The flames licked at the Autumn sky,
The smoke as black as oil.
I dropped the...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, animals, cowboy-western, death, loss,

Windowpanes
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection,

Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: autumn, england, myth, nature,

Premium Member Lilah of the Lilacs
Like violets were her eyes when first I spied
the lady with a sweet child’s face who peeked
at me from bushes that she stood beside,
alluring Lilah,...

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Categories: autumn, lost love,

Premium Member The gilded leaves of autumn sigh
When fleeting storm said goodbye
The darkened sky detected a lie
Besting clouds her thoughts host
Drenching doubts that block riposte.

As the cobalt sky and ocean meet
On the...

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Categories: autumn, nature,

Premium Member Sol To Soul



G O L D E N
 
flower
of the solar throne
your far-away fire reigns immortal -

blossom wild beauty of chrysanthemum skies
hold me in the unfolding glory...

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Categories: autumn, flower, light, nature,