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Joseph T. Renaldi

(Frackville, Pennsylvania)

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Once Upon An Autumn Day


Once Upon an autumn day,
Colorful leaves began to fade
In the midst of a chilly, frosty air
As multitude of trees grew steadily bare.

Once upon an autumn day,
The whispering breeze was here to stay
Moving aimlessly through the countless trees
Scattering leaves with the greatest of ease.

Once upon an autumn day,
The leaves whirled freely in every way,
Until at last they came to rest
Finding a haven in which to nest.

Once upon an autumn day,
The trees were dormant, and the leaves lay
Waiting for the winter snow to fall
To quickly obscure them one and all.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Edited: Friday, August 19, 2005

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  • Jack Growden (10/10/2013 4:09:00 AM)

    Well written, I have also written about the intriguing season of autumn. It is titled Autumn Leaves. Feel free to read, rate and comment on my work. Thanks: http: //www.poemhunter.com/jack-growden-2/ (Report) Reply

  • Deci Hernandez (10/10/2012 3:27:00 PM)

    Great job, with classic style. poem should have been written two hundred years ago. but i'm reading it now, watching the leaves fall. (Report) Reply

  • Nurain Ali-balogun (10/10/2012 1:35:00 PM)

    Packed with so much beauty. I've never experienced autumn before but your poem makes me yearn to. Great write! (Report) Reply

  • Mark Dillon (10/10/2012 6:49:00 AM)

    nice poem, so many vivid and rich colours in autumn, its great to walk in the park and watch the leaves flowing in the strong breeze. (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/13/2006 4:08:00 PM)

    JOSEPH...STUMBLED UPON THIS VINTAGE PIECE OF YOURS, AND PUT THE BRAKES ON...THIS IS FINE WORK....THE IMAGEWORX ALONE PAINT THE BACKDROP OF APICTORIAL GRANDEUR...STRUCTURE OF THE WORK IS WELL CRAFTED AS IS THE SMOOTH FLUXION THROUHOUT...I MUST REVISIT YOUR WORK AGAIN, AND WILL...FJR (Report) Reply

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