David Wood

Gold Star - 13,602 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

  • Heather Wilkins (10/17/2014 6:06:00 PM)

    beautiful imagery of Autumn leaves (Report) Reply

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Jack Growden (10/19/2013 5:35:00 AM)

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

  • (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

  • Adeline Foster (9/24/2013 5:34:00 PM)

    Great images. Read mine -. Leave Leaves -
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  • (9/9/2013 3:03:00 PM)

    Very descriptive, lovely! (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • (9/6/2013 8:02:00 PM)

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

  • (9/3/2013 6:21:00 AM)

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

  • 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

  • Ramesh Rai (8/31/2013 3:11:00 AM)

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

  • 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

  • (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

  • Heather Wilkins (8/30/2013 11:24:00 AM)

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • (8/30/2013 10:51:00 AM)

    very nice poem, i say. (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • (8/30/2013 10:49:00 AM)

    very nice poem, i say. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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