John Lars Zwerenz

Veteran Poet - 1,646 Points (1-5-69 / Kew Gardens, New York, USA)

Autumn Shade - Poem by John Lars Zwerenz

AUTUMN SHADE

What becomes of the summer's boon,
When stars of longing gently mate,
Extolled with silver and all things great,
With the manifild, fantastic moon?

Where did they go, those sunlit days,
When you and I walked through the dales,
Drinking potent, Irish ales,
Kissing in an ardent haze?

Our love is now akin to the gems
That once brought rays from Elysian dreams.
They flow, like dying leaves on streams,
Pale, as sallow diadems.

John Lars Zwerenz

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Ballad


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 19, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 19, 2015


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