louis rams

Freshman - 680 Points (09/13/1943 / new york city)

Autumn Poem by louis rams


The autumn leaves falling on the ground
The autumn leaves of yellow, orange and brown
The trees like a rainbow of colors
Such as this there is no other.
My friends would climb up the smallest trees
And shake the leaves down to me.

then the leaves are raked up and placed in a large pile
Children diving in and laughing all the while.
The crispy crunch that you hear
Sends the chills through your ears.

The autumn leaves reminding us
That Halloween was very near
Where we could dress up and create some fear.

But for now we would have our fun
Chasing each other with our water guns
Diving into leaves of gold and brown
Hoping that we wouldn’t be found.

The park keeper was as happy as can be
From raking the leaves he was free.
He would pick them up and putting
Them into the metal cans- and the smell
Of burning leaves would fill the air
Letting people know that autumn was here.

(memories are made of this- like the song)

Submitted: Thursday, October 13, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Autumn by louis rams )

  • Rookie - 125 Points Romeo Della Valle (10/27/2011 11:36:00 PM)

    As colorful as your soul, my dear brother! Another of your talented and beautiful poems! I love it! 10+++ Thank you for sharing! Keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Love and Peace for always! .... (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]