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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…

"October" by Robert Frost
O hushed October morning mild...
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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…

"The Blower of Leaves" by January Gill O'Neil
Always there is sky after sky waiting to fall...
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O Autumn, Autumn!” by Effie Lee Newsome
O Autumn, Autumn! O pensive light…

"Autumn" by Alexander Posey
In the dreamy silence...

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…
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"Willow Poem" by William Carlos Williams
It is a willow when summer is over...
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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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