On the pulse of arriving autumn

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Perhaps there isn’t and wont ever be
a poem lovely as autumn
its murmuring soft like a
shift in blossoming trees
like a languid breeze

as melancholy
that stirs the soul
silently
day and
night.

 

Photo credits:Β Pinterest

Form: Decastitch

Posted on Kerry’s Challenge @ Real Toads

also on the poetry pantry @ Poets United

Comments

  1. Pat says:

    oh well done and very evocative Sanaa ~ suited to the spirit of transitions and the form compliments the prompted line, which you’ve made your own! wonderful πŸ™‚ this sings with wistfulness!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Pat πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  2. As beautiful an ode as I’ve seen, Sanaa!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Frank πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  3. Jae Rose says:

    You capture the love and loss perfectly – very powerful

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jae πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  4. Helen says:

    Autumn is my favorite season, this is exquisite.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Helen πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  5. Kerry says:

    Autumn continues to inspire poets, and yet it has that elusive quality that is so hard to capture in words.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kerry πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

      (and thank you for the lovely prompt)

  6. annell4 says:

    Beautifully done, my favorite time of the year!!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Annell πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  7. Toni Spencer says:

    I love autumn.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Toni πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sherry πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  8. HA says:

    You capture the melancholy of the season so well. A lovely write, Sanaa! πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Anmol πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  9. Margaret says:

    … I’m melting. LOVELY!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Awww gosh! ❀️ Thank you so much, Margaret πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it! ❀️

  10. August helps us appreciate autumn!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ˜€ thanks for stopping by, Priscilla ❀️

  11. Oh yes, a poem lovely as autumn, just the thing for me, Sanaa! A beauty of a poem, as usual, and these lines stand out for me:
    ‘as melancholy
    that stirs the soul’
    A perfect image of autumn..

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kim πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  12. Old Egg says:

    Yes Autumn is so beautiful in its sadness in telling us we must be strong too. An excellent poem Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Robin πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  13. Oh, I think this poem gets there! Very lovely, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rosemary πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  14. Vandana says:

    So, peaceful piece of poem is this. Really loved it!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Vandana πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  15. This is so beautiful. What a lovely way to begin my day of reading.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww gosh! ❀️ Thank you so much, Susie πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it! ❀️

  16. Vivian Zems says:

    Beautiful- as always, Sanaa!❀️

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Vivian πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  17. colleen says:

    I am stirred by image and words

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Colleen πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  18. Mary says:

    I agree! There can never be a poem as beautiful as autumn! Autumn surpasses anything that a human could compose. Beautiful poem, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Mary πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  19. Magical Mystical Teacher says:

    I couldn’t live if there were no autumn. Thank you for this wonderful poetic tribute to the most wonderful of seasons.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, MMT πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  20. HA says:

    Still as resonant and lovely as it was during the first read, Sanaa! You have a very tender and evocative way with words.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Anmol πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  21. Rommy says:

    The structure is nicely suited for the topic. The visual reinforces the feeling of leaves falling bit by bit, until the branches are bare.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rommy πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  22. I hear that melancholy even in the colours – a lovely poem Sanaa

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Laura πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  23. gillena says:

    Luv your opening allusion to Joyce Kilmer
    Thanks for dropping by my Sunday Standard today Sanaa

    Much🌼love

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

      Much🌼love

  24. Very lovely, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sherry πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  25. Chrissa says:

    Lovely, yummy description of the season πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Chrissa πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  26. Anita says:

    Seasons do have their charm.
    The pulse of arriving autumn well expressed.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Anita πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  27. Wendy Bourke says:

    Lovely words. I thought the shape of this piece is inspired. It reminded me of a corbel – which usually projects into an entrance way for support – very cool !!!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Wendy πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  28. dsnake1 says:

    gorgeous!
    i liked your variation of the form, very cool! πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lee San πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  29. Rall says:

    I think this poem is as lovely as Autumn.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww gosh! ❀️ Thank you so much, Rall πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it! ❀️

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