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Poems for Autumn


September 20, 2016


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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...

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