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Autumn: Poems for Kids


August 31, 2017


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The following poems about the autumn season are appropriate for young people.

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Besides the Autumn poets sing (131)” by Emily Dickinson
Besides the Autumn poets sing…

After Apple-Picking” by Robert Frost
My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree…
Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost
Nature’s first green is gold…

Autumn Ritual with Hate Turned Sideways” by Brenda Hillman
i pull the hate…
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Fall” by Edward Hirsch
Fall, falling, fallen. That’s the way the season…

October” by Helen Hunt Jackson
Bending above the spicy woods which blaze…

Dead Leaves” by Georgia Douglas Johnson
The breaking dead leaves ‘neath my feat…

Blackberry Eating” by Galway Kinnell
I love to go out in late September…
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Hoar-Frost” by Amy Lowell
In the cloud-grey mornings…

O Autumn, Autumn!” by Effie Lee Newsome
O Autumn, Autumn! O pensive light…

The Plain Sense of Things” by Wallace Stevens
After the leaves have fallen, we return
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Home” by Bruce Weigl
I didn’t know I was grateful…

from The Kitten and Falling Leaves” by William Wordsworth
See the kitten on the wall…

The Wild Swans at Coole” by W. B. Yeats
The trees are in their autumn beauty…

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