David Wood

Gold Star - 13,602 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Autumn - Poem by David Wood

Autumn prepares the earth for the cold of winter
The warmth of the summer sun has gone
Now chill winds blow autumn leaves from trees
Making a patchwork quilt on woodland paths.

Autumn brings rainy days and cloud filled skies
And chilled dark mornings glistening in the rain.
On farms the harvest is gathered in and put
In vast barns and silo’s ready for winter.

Nature starts to gather food for the coming winter
And birds play musical chairs with some flying
South for the winter only to be replaced with
Other birds flying in from colder climates.

The world turns as it travels through time and space;
Soon winter will close down nature where
Survival of the fittest is the order of the day
And a snow covered landscape beckons all.

Comments about Autumn by David Wood

  • Soulful Heart (1/5/2015 1:26:00 AM)

    Seems like another Ode to autumn.....................a ray of hope like the silver lining of the clouds......................beautiful (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (1/4/2015 10:14:00 PM)

    Very true to life landscape of autumn is presented by the poet. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmin Khan (11/3/2013 8:23:00 AM)

    Starting from autumn and ending in chilly winters, it's a nice description of seasons. (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (10/17/2013 10:47:00 AM)

    Autumn is a season for poets and lovers
    Both of whom pine for the lost valley of flowers
    On that grey canvass God will paint again
    Green, red and gold with seasonal rains

    (good poem sir, keep writing and welcome to my page too)
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  • (10/16/2013 7:14:00 PM)

    beautiful David! Your poems are interesting and consistently enjoyable.. (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/13/2013 12:46:00 PM)

    ejoyable wonderful poem autumn lovely write Mr David Love your write (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (10/13/2013 11:49:00 AM)

    I enjoyed the way Autumn has been beautiful y described in here! (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (10/13/2013 8:57:00 AM)

    Wonderful description of the season.
    The glamour of the colourful tress can be amazing
    Wonderful end wih the anticipation of snow
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  • (10/13/2013 3:23:00 AM)

    Gets lovelier and lovelier towards the end. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (10/12/2013 8:33:00 PM)

    Autumn a beautiful time of year. Bright colors abound. I love the season nice imagery brings the season to life.10 (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (10/12/2013 8:21:00 AM)

    A lovely write with beautiful imagery of Autumn season! (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (10/12/2013 8:16:00 AM)

    Wow! Very beautiful imagery is portrayed in this beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (10/12/2013 7:58:00 AM)

    Autumn, the season of harvests and russet leaves will soon pave way for the freezing winter! Seasons will thus come and go adding years to us and we do not know what is in store for us the next moment! ! A lovely write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/12/2013 6:29:00 AM)

    Autumn is so beautifully described in your poem. I always look forward to your poems. They excel when ou describe nature, birds, harvesting, ...lovely poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (10/12/2013 6:16:00 AM)

    Dear David so well done, may I say whilst reading this I could here the words in David Attenboroughs voice maybe that is your next role (Report) Reply

  • (10/11/2013 11:40:00 AM)

    It's been really cold here in Leeds for the last few days so I think we're in for a bad winter.
    A great poem.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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