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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


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, dance, dedication,
Form: Rhyme



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: october, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october, angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
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: addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: october, beautiful, color, imagery, insect, nature, summer,
Form: Concrete



PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: october, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member September
"September, beautiful month of my birth, is nigh, but I cannot feel glad."

September, drifting in with glow of moon,
you stifle Summer’s ardor. . . and...

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Categories: october, nature, sad, sun, time,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Season of Sadness
I wore my sadness like a bruise,
It bloomed in mournful winter hues,
    All marbled by the tears that rained
   ...

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Categories: october, sad, winter,
Form: Rhyme
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: october, analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
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
Premium Member 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: october, autumn, bird, blue, conflict, nature, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Behold Death
Behold Death

Behold Death in your loving arms.
Embrace it as you would the loved
one who passed…entering another 
realm, as they are still hovering near
and can hear,...

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Categories: october, death, loss, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HE IS MY BEST FRIEND
HE’S MY BEST FRIEND

Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october, cancer, friendship, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
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: october, autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge


In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts - 
darkness for light..

RISING

from beyond the softening silhouetted edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
taking unabashed pleasure...

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Categories: october, appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning, nature, sun,
Form: Free verse
Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)



You have forgotten your muse.
You neglected her, in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october, introspection, life, poetry, youth,
Form: Free verse
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: october, autumn,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
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: october, autumn, beach, husband, love, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: october, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra


Wild spirit - 
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using peaceful hands 
in...

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Categories: october, forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity, inspiration, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: october, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance, sky, snow,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Collector

I am a hoarder of antiquities,
offering longevity to ephemera.
Obsessed with an insatiable 
urge for accumulation
I fill every available nook 
stacking layer upon layer
of emotional possessions…...

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Categories: october, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WINTER
thick blanket of snow
snuggling the flowerbeds 
with a winter wrap

Jan Allison



6th October 2014
...

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Categories: october, snow, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member White Cane
He walked down Goverment Road West
With a white cane, in shaking hand
Wearing Stevie wonder glasses
People called him the pop bottle man

With a white cane, in...

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Categories: october, community, history, memory,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: october, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme