Nancy Byrd Turner

(1880 - 1971 / Virginia / United States)

Black And Gold - Poem by Nancy Byrd Turner

Everything is black and gold,
Black and gold, to-night:
Yellow pumpkins, yellow moon
Yellow candlelight;

Jet-black cats with golden eyes
Shadows black as ink,
Firelight blinking in the dark
With a yellow blink

Black and gold, black and gold
Nothing in between-
When the world turns black and gold
Then it's Halloween!


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  • (12/6/2018 7:48:00 PM)

    I recited this before the class in 6th grade. It's e of my favorite memories. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 28, 2017



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