poem index

Poems for Autumn

Year

2008
I didn't know I was grateful
            for such late-autumn
                        bent-up cornfields

From "Home" by Bruce Weigl


More poems for Autumn:

The Widening Spell of the Leaves by Larry Levis
Once, in a foreign country, I was suddenly ill...

Spring and Fall: To a young child by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Margaret, are you grieving...

That time of year thou mayst in me behold (Sonnet 73) by William Shakespeare
That time of year thou mayst in me behold...

Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley
O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being...

Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio by James Wright
In the Shreve High football stadium...

To Autumn by John Keats
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness...

Home by Bruce Weigl
I didn't know I was grateful...

When Autumn Came by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
This is the way that autumn came to the trees...

Late Autumn Wasp by James Hoch
One must admire the desperate way...

Autumn by Richard Garcia
Both lying on our sides, making love in...

After a Death by Tomas Tranströmer
Translated by Robert Bly
Once there was a shock...

Not Merely Because of the Unknown That Was Stalking Toward Them [But the rocking chair] by Jenny Boully
But the rocking chair appears to be missing...

After Apple-Picking by Robert Frost
My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree...

Leaves by Lloyd Schwartz
Every October it becomes important, no, necessary...