David Wood

Gold Star - 10,863 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Autumn Leaves - Poem by David Wood

Autumn leaves begin to gently fall
As summer just fades away
And blackberries from the hedgerow
Make a feast at the end of summer ball.

Golden leaves carpet the woodland floor
And the branches of the trees,
With colours ranging from gold leaf
To rustic copper is something to adore.

Wearing jumpers in the autumn chill
To keep warm, we sit in the garden
Sipping tea instead of cold orange juice
Watching the sun go down, all quiet and still.

And watching the garden birds going to their nest
As the evening lengthens and dusk descends
Thus marks the end of the day, of all we had done,
And sitting in that twilight we simply take our rest.

Comments about Autumn Leaves by David Wood

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (10/17/2014 6:06:00 PM)

    beautiful imagery of Autumn leaves (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 921 Points Mike Barrett (12/16/2013 11:13:00 AM)

    Beautiful - if you get the chance, check out my poem, Joe's Camp. It too speaks of the impact of nature's beauty. Cheers! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 921 Points Mike Barrett (12/16/2013 11:11:00 AM)

    Beautiful - if you get the chance, check out my poem, Joe's Camp. It too speaks of the impact of nature's beauty. Cheers! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 281 Points Jack Growden (10/19/2013 5:35:00 AM)

    Excellent poem! I also have one titled Autumn Leaves. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 56,081 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/6/2013 2:41:00 AM)

    Great imagery, I feel like I'm right there with you. It's like I can see everything you describe in writing and nature. Very inspirational. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,470 Points Adeline Foster (9/24/2013 5:34:00 PM)

    Great images. Read mine -. Leave Leaves -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Inas Essa (9/13/2013 12:08:00 PM)

    Lovely poem. thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sian Sullivan (9/9/2013 3:03:00 PM)

    Very descriptive, lovely! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,269 Points Sekharan Pookkat (9/8/2013 1:17:00 AM)

    wonderful colors of a sun set beautifully netted with the songs of birds in the evening (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shah Jehan Ashrafi (9/6/2013 8:02:00 PM)

    this is nice and an ode to autumn the present season it seems...enjoyed it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amy De Guzman (9/3/2013 6:21:00 AM)

    How I wish to see those leaves fall. The poem vividly describes the scene. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 46,257 Points Valsa George (8/31/2013 8:38:00 AM)

    The change from green to russet, golden and red is such a lovely scene which we miss here! During Autumn the maple tree is a gorgeous sight! ! The change over from summer to autumn is beautifully captured! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,821 Points Ramesh Rai (8/31/2013 3:11:00 AM)

    a gentle write. lovely imgery thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 149 Points Dennis Field (8/30/2013 11:13:00 PM)

    It reminds me of my younger days, a great write. Thank you for the memoirs. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,128 Points Dave Walker (8/30/2013 11:31:00 AM)

    A great poem, I too like to sit out late with a cup of tea.
    I like to do it more in the autumn. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (8/30/2013 11:24:00 AM)

    your pen offers a gentle touch to the end of autumn nice imagery (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,764 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/30/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    Falling leave, changing colors, sipping tea, twilight marking the end of the day all captured so beautifully in the poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/30/2013 11:00:00 AM)

    Sometime I feel I am reading W Keats truly speaking David beautifully u write / summer has gone (I call it season's old age) and the autumn the season of the age of infant and consequently the spring , season is young (THE YOUTH) concluding or last stanza is remarkable love you David Lord and love be with you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bojael F.S (8/30/2013 10:51:00 AM)

    very nice poem, i say. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/30/2013 10:49:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem as usual..marks the end of the day with silence all around...I feel some quietness in this poem..
    Loved reading it....Fantastic write..

    Please do read my poem Happy Learning Dear! am waiting for your comments.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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