Fay Slimm

Rookie - 102 Points (Ageless. / in Cornwall U.K.)

Autumn Comes Running - Poem by Fay Slimm

Too soon comes Autumn, as nipping the heels
Of unwary Summer, it stealthily seals
Small changes in heavily leaf-laden trees.
Summer fruits begin dropping, balanced astride
Branches festooned, in which Autumn takes hide
Before battle commences it's shivery breeze
Which scatters browned leaves, to bring to their knees
Beaten down Summer days of warm ease.

Autumn comes running, nor waits to abide
While brave Summer blooms adjust to it's ride.
It tosses, relentless, all 'Summer' it sees
Havocing treetops, nor does it allay
It's mischievous goadings for yet one more day.
Scurrying birds sense each warning of chill.
Consistently peck around my window-sill,
Fattening on seeds before temperatures freeze.

Autumn comes running
To stay.

Comments about Autumn Comes Running by Fay Slimm

  • (4/11/2015 1:06:00 AM)

    I enjoyed this piece as much as I enjoy our beautiful Autumn. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/3/2008 2:43:00 PM)

    Fay, you got this one dead right. I love atmosphere in a poem, and this had an abundance.10/10
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  • (10/1/2008 8:29:00 AM)

    Did we have a summer Fay..? must have took a nap and missed that, winter into Autumn and back again at least it feels that way, loverly poem fay.. Andrew 10 (Report) Reply

  • (10/1/2008 7:13:00 AM)

    Autumn is my favourite season, and as I was reading your poem, I could hear the leaves blowing around outside, it added to the atmosphere, well penned
    Lynda xx
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  • (9/17/2008 9:49:00 AM)

    Lovely tribute to Autumn and great way to usher in the new season. (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2008 11:39:00 PM)

    This is a lovely poem expressing the beginning of autumn.A 10. (Report) Reply

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/14/2008 2:22:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem with the nice ending. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Jarvis (9/11/2008 9:10:00 AM)

    An interesting rhyme scheme coupled with sensory linguistics. A magnificent trubute to a beautiful season. Well done, Fay! S :) (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (9/8/2008 6:22:00 PM)

    like a painting of a beautiful garden of eternity........the ingredients are all there! (Report) Reply

  • (9/7/2008 11:57:00 AM)

    LOvely description of Autumn, all those lovely colours. I believe the swallows have already left to visit me down south. 10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Tom Balch (9/7/2008 3:10:00 AM)

    Autumn best spent in the Lakes, lovely piece Fay regards tom (Report) Reply

  • (9/4/2008 10:24:00 PM)

    Feels like Fall, Easy to read, flows and very nice description....10 (Report) Reply

  • David Threadgold (9/4/2008 11:39:00 AM)

    Hi Fay. another good one and my favourite time of year. well done regards Dave T. (Report) Reply

  • (9/4/2008 11:04:00 AM)

    A very descriptive piece of writting! Keep up the good work! Aiden Howarth (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 4, 2008

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