Autumn Dreams

Grinning pumpkins, falling leaves,
Dancing scarecrows, twirling breeze,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Autumn is a woman growing old,
Ready to let what is dead go,
Her youthful radiance has faded, and that's sad,
But underneath she discovers a
spread of colors she didn't know she had. Little children screech and run,
Ghosts and goblins having fun,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air! Around her a kaleidoscope of leaves are whirling.
Deep within her visions stir of new life that will be,
A budding, a flowering, a promise unfurling.
Autumn is a woman growing old,
Ready to let what is dead go. Calico kittens, rain falling rat-a-tat-tat,
Big full moon, funny black cats,
Color, color everywhere,
Autumn dreams are in the air!

by Mary Naylor

Comments (5)

it is a very good poem
What an amazing poem, so alive with color and movement! The leaves are dancing to the music of their own dreams in this one. Have a happy Thanksgiving, Mary. Warm regards, Sandra
Nice poem.I liked it.Very touching and good flow. I noticed nice imagery in it.
great poem..............
Very visual, and delighftful.