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Best October Poems

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


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: october, age, anniversary, autumn, grandparents,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Blue October
Introducing: Leonora Galinta & Poet Destroyer

I was awoken by the effulgent smiles of sunlight 
Dancing on my window pane with great delight 
A jovial repartee...

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Categories: october, adventure, beautiful, blue, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh Lord, I Praise October Days
The bogs’ their fruit – the woodlands’ leaf
embrace a ripened red motif,
as cranberries and maples blaze
Oh Lord, I praise October days.

Where starling murmurations dance
a breathless...

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Categories: october, appreciation, beauty, blessing, happiness,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member The Dark Side of October
The Dark Side of October

Late October moon is waking, through this cemetery shaking,
shaking as the cold wind breaking, walking ‘neath an old oak tree.
Stones like...

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Categories: dark, horror, october, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member October Rain
Is it
simply a case of precipitation,
moist warm air condensation
or are they God’s tears showering us with love,
as rain washes away our sorrows,
in the hope of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, october, rain,
Form: Free verse



Our October Sky
October sky, the 1st we celebrate, a seasons heart yearned treasured moment,
    Sun rises, new beginnings, Enlightens nature, we seek atonement.

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Categories: october, autumn, blessing, inspirational, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member October Is Orange
monarchs waltzing on the wind,

    jack-o'-lantern's fiery grin,

pumpkin spice's sweet perfume,

    the orange glow of Hunter’s Moon,

falling leaves in...

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© P.S. Awtry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member October Sun, Gifts Bright Colors Galore
October Sun, Gifts Bright Colors Galore
   
Remember Spring's green now passed away,
  Its soft-laid flowers in meadows that thrill;
  Cascading upon...

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Categories: october, appreciation, art, imagery, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pumpkin Pie Etheree - October Contest
Mum’s
Baking
Pumpkin pie.
Light crisp pastry
Silky smooth topping
Adorned with pastry leaves
Topped with swirls of white whipped cream.
I start drooling; it’s so tempting
Our spoons are poised ready to...

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Categories: food, october,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member October, When the Leaves Intensify
October, when the leaves intensify -
colored explosions: orange, yellow, red,
breezes to temper summer's heat draw nigh.

There's one last month of days with lightened sky
before our...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, october,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member October Golden Chain
Percussion plays once in a while beyond its curtain
In duo with the flash of paparazzi’s capturing film
Prelude to an exhilaration of blissful days’ chain
Where rain...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration, october,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member October Moon
gently beaming just above
you tempt me with your glowing charm
and stir within these thoughts of love
while sending softly fear’s alarm.

and on this late October eve
with...

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Categories: metaphor, moon, october,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: october, addiction, character, devotion, identity,
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
Premium Member Ode To Autumn
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...

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Categories: october, autumn, beauty, moon, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Autumn's Breeze
Autumn’s Breeze

Autumn drapes her lacey hoarfrost
Upon the vanishing vivid leaves of 
Colored trees, upon the fences and fields
Gracing them with her demure beauty.

With her breathy...

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Categories: autumn, nature, november, october,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Midnight In the Library
Around midnight, in the library I found myself drawn,
to these shelves haunted still by Poe, Stevenson and King,
as a rare, late October storm brews beyond...

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Categories: books, night, october, repetition,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Adieu
Just days ago golden grasses waved in the stronger breeze of late summer, a preview of the autumn winds to come. The clover and alfalfa...

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Categories: autumn, october, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Autumn
Autumn
                a chilling wave
      ...

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Categories: october, appreciation, art, autumn, cheer
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member The Messenger
The Messenger

I watched the clouds of afternoon
 Gather tempest force;
Now, from a cozy shelter
 View October's raging storm;
Watching through rain washed windows
 Golden oak trees...

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Categories: autumn, october, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Hurry, Winter Is Coming -
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Categories: animal, nature, october, snow,
Form: Shape
Around the Corner
As I walk downtown I see an alley 
Where a black cat sat staring up at me,
The sound of her purring was so soothing 
Lulled...

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Categories: cat, halloween, october, scary,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Apple Pickin' Time
Come an' pick yerself an apple,

Come an' pick a heapin' load;

Come an' pick a bloomin' bushel

An' a couple fer the road.


There's a dozen different sizes,

Pink...

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Categories: autumn, october, people, red,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Aesthetic Autumn
Aesthetic Autumn

Oh scarlet sunset your red hue,
Vermilion shades with crimson too,

Match my favorite season's shades
O'er woodlands and bright gilded glades

Trees claim rust, orange, brown and...

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Categories: autumn, beauty, color, october,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Beware
Night is growing bolder, reaching into day.
In the amber light mocking shadows play.
Howling winds grow stronger--see the branches sway.
Trembling leaves cling but soon are torn...

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© P.S. Awtry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october,
Form: Pantoum