Joseph T. Renaldi

Veteran Poet - 1,154 Points (Frackville, Pennsylvania)

Once Upon An Autumn Day

Poem by Joseph T. Renaldi

Once Upon an autumn day,
Colorful leaves began to fade
In the midst of a chilly, frosty air
As multitude of trees grew steadily bare.

Once upon an autumn day,
The whispering breeze was here to stay
Moving aimlessly through the countless trees
Scattering leaves with the greatest of ease.

Once upon an autumn day,
The leaves whirled freely in every way,
Until at last they came to rest
Finding a haven in which to nest.

Once upon an autumn day,
The trees were dormant, and the leaves lay
Waiting for the winter snow to fall
To quickly obscure them one and all.


Comments about Once Upon An Autumn Day by Joseph T. Renaldi

  • Squeegee Duck (9/21/2019 4:03:00 AM)

    lovely poem with wonderful imagination of Autumn(Report)Reply

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  • UnknownNewReader@PoemHunter.com (2/15/2019 7:57:00 AM)

    BEAUTIFUL POEM!
    THANKS, I'VE BEEN NEW ON THIS SITE. THANKS AGAIN FOR SHARING THIS! ! ! ! YES, AND THE SPEAKER IN THE ABOVE POEM IS NOT CLEAR AND SPEAKING VERY SLOWLY. PLEASE CHANGE IT! ! !(Report)Reply

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  • wendy kiktr (9/3/2018 2:16:00 PM)

    why is she speaking so slow but it is a good poem(Report)Reply

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  • Norah TunneyNorah Tunney (4/1/2016 10:46:00 PM)

    Yes I love the flow of this poem
    I feel the freedom of wind and leaves
    Yes a 10(Report)Reply

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  • Brian Skyers (7/6/2014 3:33:00 AM)

    the second of yours iv'e read, it flows nicely and I can see all that you say.(Report)Reply

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  • Jack GrowdenJack Growden (10/10/2013 4:09:00 AM)

    Well written, I have also written about the intriguing season of autumn. It is titled Autumn Leaves. Feel free to read, rate and comment on my work. Thanks: http: //www.poemhunter.com/jack-growden-2/(Report)Reply

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  • Akanksha BhattAkanksha Bhatt (10/14/2012 9:48:00 AM)

    very nice! thanks for sharing! i liked it very much!(Report)Reply

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  • Deci Hernandez (10/10/2012 3:27:00 PM)

    Great job, with classic style. poem should have been written two hundred years ago. but i'm reading it now, watching the leaves fall.(Report)Reply

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  • Nurain Ali-balogunNurain Ali-balogun (10/10/2012 1:35:00 PM)

    Packed with so much beauty. I've never experienced autumn before but your poem makes me yearn to. Great write!(Report)Reply

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  • Sarojini PattayatSarojini Pattayat (10/10/2012 8:47:00 AM)

    [waiting for the winter snow to fall-]
    enhancing imagination. very nice.(Report)Reply

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  • Hazel DurhamHazel Durham (10/10/2012 7:49:00 AM)

    Great rhythm and flow depicting so well autumn in all its glory!(Report)Reply

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  • Mark DillonMark Dillon (10/10/2012 6:49:00 AM)

    nice poem, so many vivid and rich colours in autumn, its great to walk in the park and watch the leaves flowing in the strong breeze.(Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjrFrank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/13/2006 4:08:00 PM)

    JOSEPH...STUMBLED UPON THIS VINTAGE PIECE OF YOURS, AND PUT THE BRAKES ON...THIS IS FINE WORK....THE IMAGEWORX ALONE PAINT THE BACKDROP OF APICTORIAL GRANDEUR...STRUCTURE OF THE WORK IS WELL CRAFTED AS IS THE SMOOTH FLUXION THROUHOUT...I MUST REVISIT YOUR WORK AGAIN, AND WILL...FJR(Report)Reply

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  • Hopeu Likadapoem (8/9/2005 11:20:00 AM)

    This is great.We were both writing a fall poem at the same time! ! ! !(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, August 19, 2005