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A ROSE IN OCTOBER, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I strayed, all alone, where the
Last Line: She'd bloom for me aye, as -- my wife.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Flowers; Lilies; Marriage; October; Roses; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


A SONG FOR OCTOBER, by THOMAS AUGUSTINE DALY    Poem Text                
First Line: Fruitful october! So fair and calm
Last Line: Chords of my heart give back to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Daly, T. A.
Subject(s): Frost; Music & Musicians; October; Praise; Singing & Singers; Songs


A VAGABOND SONG, by BLISS CARMAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood
Last Line: She calls and calls each vagabond by name.
Variant Title(s): An Autumn Song
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Wandering & Wanderers; Fall; Wanderlust; Vagabonds; Tramps; Hoboes


A YEAR'S CAROLS: OCTOBER, by ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: October of the tawny crown
Last Line: To know what joy would fain forget.
Subject(s): Happiness; October; Seasons; Joy; Delight


ACROSS THE BRIDGE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Away across the bridge they go
Last Line: They hurry back—I wonder why!
Subject(s): Night; October; Time; Bedtime


AFTER GOING BEYOND TALLEY ABBEY IN OCTOBER, by ARTHUR GLYN PRYS-JONES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Was ever valley road so full of sound
Last Line: Turn in his tracks and swiftly steal away.
Subject(s): October; Pilgrimages & Pilgrims; Roads; Travel; Wales; Paths; Trails; Journeys; Trips; Welshmen; Welshwomen


AMBITION, by RANN KENNEDY    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Yet these are but a herald band
Last Line: And loud-voiced trumpets his approach declare!
Subject(s): Ambition; October


AUTUMN PLAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: World, to-day you're red and gold
Last Line: Who could call you sad or old?
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


AUTUMNAL CHARACTERISTICS, by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In sunny spots of woodland, boys are gathering walnuts, and shouting
Last Line: Pity, that the frosty night will so soon stop their music!
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons


BRIEF WORDS FOR OCTOBER, by ELMO RUSS    Poem Text                
First Line: Crying like a dervish born of dark
Last Line: To sing a hush-hush sound.
Subject(s): Autumn; Night; October; Seasons; Time; Fall; Bedtime


CHAIRS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Indian children squat upon the ground
Last Line: For squatting is all right, they find.
Subject(s): Native Americans - Children; October


COLUMBUS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: An italian boy that liked to play
Last Line: And the wisest know he was more than wise.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


ESPECIALLY WHEN THE OCTOBER WIND, by DYLAN THOMAS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: By the sea's side hear the dark-vowelled birds
Subject(s): October


FACING INTO IT; FOR LARRY LEVIS, by ELEANOR WILNER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: So it is here, then, after so long, and after all
Last Line: And winter in straw.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilner, Eleanor Rand
Subject(s): Autumn; Desolation; Disasters; October; Seasons; Storms; Fall


HALLOWE'EN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: The time when bats fly through the / rooms
Last Line: That's when wishes all come true.
Subject(s): Ghosts; Halloween; October; Pumpkins; Supernatural


HIDING, by KATE NORTHROP    Poem Source                
First Line: Because the moon in late october made landmarks glow: the broken gate, our yar
Last Line: Materializing through trees.
Subject(s): Children; October; Sisters; Youth


HIKING WITH AARON PAST SUGAR HOLLOW RESERVOIR, by MILES G. WATSON    Poem Source                
First Line: This creek's low enough %in october to hike zigzag upstream
Last Line: A hudred circles schooling past, %shaking into rainbows
Subject(s): Brooks; Hiking; October


I'VE COME HERE LOOKING, by PHILIP MEMMER    Poem Source                
First Line: For exactly this chill, this atlantic damp
Last Line: From center stage, blues in the neon lamps
Subject(s): Atlantic Ocean; October


IMMORTAL BEAUTY, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beneath october's paling sun how fair
Last Line: Like these winged florets, this october day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Autumn; Beauty; Immortality; October; Seasons; Fall


IN COLUMBUS' TIME, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Suppose you lived then, do you think
Last Line: "laughed in his face and said, ""pooh, pooh""?"
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


IN LATE OCTOBER, by EDWIN GLADDING BURROWS    Poem Source                
First Line: My ear may have it wrong
Last Line: Who sometimes sing
Subject(s): Nature; October


IN OCTOBER, by JOHN BURROUGHS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now comes the sunset of the verdant year
Last Line: That breathes of peace and rest.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


IN OCTOBER, by CLAIRE MALROUX    Poem Source                
First Line: October its brilliance
Last Line: Imposes loving hands %upon the cold
Alternate Author Name(s): Roux, Claire Sara
Subject(s): October


IN OUR OCTOBER WINDFALL TIME RED, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: You learn to eat around the wormholes
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Apples; Fruit; Nature; October


IN THE MONTH OF GREEN FIRE, by SOPHIE HIMMELL    Poem Source                
First Line: Let us remember the yellow
Subject(s): October


INDIANA BEECH WOODS: OCTOBER, by ETHEL ARNOLD TILDEN    Poem Text                
First Line: Flakes of copper and gold
Last Line: Out of the glistening beechwood.
Subject(s): Beech Trees; October; Trees


ISABEL, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Our columbus, wise and brave
Last Line: All honor to queen isabel!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sea Voyages; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


LATE AUTUMN, by WILLIAM ALLINGHAM    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: October, - and the skies are cool and grey
Last Line: His perfect harvesting; he sleeps at ease.
Alternate Author Name(s): Pollex, D.; Walker, Patricius
Subject(s): Autumn; Decay; Harvest; October; Seasons; Fall; Rot; Decadence


LATE OCTOBER, by SARA KING CARLETON    Poem Source                
First Line: The scent of rotted apples
Subject(s): October


LATE OCTOBER, by D. M. JORDAN    Poem Text                
First Line: How peacefully the sunlight fell
Last Line: Beneath the gray skies of october.
Subject(s): October


LATE OCTOBER, by DORIANNE LAUX    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Midnight. The cats under the open window
Last Line: On end, afraid of what I might do next.
Subject(s): Animals; Cats; Dreams; October; Violence; Nightmares


LATE OCTOBER, by KAY MULLEN    Poem Source                
First Line: Leaves rose-hip red, remnants of orange
Last Line: At home she would be waiting, %wash-bucket and whistling kettle
Subject(s): Home; October; Oranges


LIGHT AND SHADE: CLEARING, by CHRISTIAN WIMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: It was when I walked lost
Last Line: As for a moment I believed, %before I walked on
Subject(s): Leaves; October


LOST OCTOBER, by ELAINE V. EMANS    Poem Text                
First Line: There never comes a day like this - all gold
Last Line: It was too late to climb the golden hill?
Subject(s): October


MALLEE IN OCTOBER, by FLEXMORE HUDSON    Poem Source                
First Line: When clear october suns unfold
Subject(s): October


MILKWEED, by ROBERT CLAPS    Poem Source                
First Line: Dry october, the roadside asters gone to seed
Last Line: For october's quick dark
Subject(s): Day; Night; October


MONADNOCK IN OCTOBER, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Uprose monadnock in the northern blue
Last Line: About monadnock builded to the lord!
Alternate Author Name(s): Dean
Subject(s): Monadnock (mountain), New Hampshire; New Hampshire; October


NERVES GRIND QUIETLY IN THE TWILIGHT, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The eyes gaze quiet at the fading embers
Subject(s): Autumn; Nature; October; Seasons


NEW GOLD, by MARY LEONARD WEST    Poem Text                
First Line: New gold that surges up the hollow
Last Line: New gold.
Subject(s): Apollo; Gold; Mythology - Classical; October


NEW MOON, END OF OCTOBER, by LAURIE KUTCHINS    Poem Source                
First Line: Morning met the grass in whiteness
Last Line: Star-still, darker %still
Subject(s): Moon; October


NORTH WIND IN OCTOBER, by ROBERT SEYMOUR BRIDGES    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In the golden glade the chestnuts are fallen all
Last Line: He passeth, and all again for a while is bright.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bridges, Robert+(2)
Subject(s): October; Wind


NOTHING IS REAL IN OCTOBER, by CAROL B. DECANIO    Poem Source                
First Line: The weather itself %undecided
Last Line: Waiting for november %to begin
Subject(s): October; Seasons; Weather


OCTOBER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text                
First Line: There comes a month in the weary year
Last Line: The vanished hounds and the lucky shots
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by MARIE DAVIES WARREN BECKNER    Poem Text                
First Line: October is gowned in brilliant red
Last Line: To hold back gray november skies.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Ay, thou art welcome, heaven's delicious breath
Last Line: Pass silently from men, as thou dost pass.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by RICHARD EUGENE BURTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Now is the world a-muse, and earth and sky
Last Line: Down unillumined aisles the requiem wind.
Subject(s): Beauty; Earth; Mythology - Classical; Nature; October; Pan (mythology); Sky; World


OCTOBER, by JORGE CARRERA ANDRADE    Poem Source                
First Line: October: nut and apple of the months
Last Line: With your weights and measures
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons


OCTOBER, by PAUL CLAUDEL    Poem Source                
First Line: In vain I see the trees still green
Last Line: It is finished
Subject(s): Nature; October; Seasons


OCTOBER, by PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: October is the treasure of the year
Last Line: Aud turns her auburn locks to gray.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by EDGAR ALBERT GUEST    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Days are gettin' shorter an' the air a keener snap
Last Line: Everything is ripe for harvest an' the frost is back again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Guest, Eddie
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by ORLANDO EMERY HARVEY    Poem Text                
First Line: Let us sing an ode to autumn
Last Line: Heav'n for those who do his will.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harvey, O. E.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Afar from the city, its cark and care
Last Line: This prince of the months, -- october!
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by HELEN MARIA HUNT FISKE JACKSON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Bending above the spicy woods which blaze
Last Line: Of red and purple mists, the summer, pale, %steals back for one more song and dance!
Alternate Author Name(s): H. H.; Holm, Saxe; Jackson, Helen Hunt
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by D. M. JORDAN    Poem Text                
First Line: Oh, haunting dreams of a sweet summer dead!
Last Line: Where you will bloom more infinitely fair.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by PATRICK KAVANAGH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O leafy yellowness you create for me
Last Line: A man is ploughing ground for winter wheat %and my nineteen years weigh heavily on my feet
Alternate Author Name(s): Monaghan, Patrick
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by EDGAR DANIEL KRAMER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The sumacs in the fence rows are blood-red
Last Line: "that tremulously laughs, ""there is no death!"
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by SILAS WEIR MITCHELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Stay, gentle sunshine, stay
Last Line: Shall pay you with a kiss.
Subject(s): October; Sun; Wind


OCTOBER, by GREGORY ORR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: At my feet the stream flows backwards
Last Line: Only larger, like two wings of ice.
Subject(s): Fear; October; Self


OCTOBER, by HELEN PRICE    Poem Text                
First Line: Fill my lungs with october wind
Last Line: In a heart too full for singing!
Subject(s): Autumn; Leaves; October; Seasons; Wind; Fall


OCTOBER, by LEXIE DEAN ROBERTSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: First days in autumn make me catch my breath
Last Line: Such beauty wantonly for death to spend.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text                
First Line: The pippins swinging on the bending boughs
Last Line: Her gold hair tossing in the autumn wind.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by MARGARET ELIZABETH MUNSON SANGSTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We are drinking the wine of the ages
Last Line: Is an angel at the door.
Alternate Author Name(s): Van Deth, Gerrit, Mrs.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by SIEGFRIED SASSOON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Across the land a faint blue veil of mist
Last Line: Whereof ye nevermore shall be possessed.
Subject(s): October; Soldiers' Writings


OCTOBER, by HENRI DEWITT SAYLOR    Poem Text                
First Line: There's a murmur in the meadow
Last Line: For the pageantry of fall.
Subject(s): Beauty; Fields; Gardens & Gardening; October; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


OCTOBER, by EFFIE WALLER SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O sweetest month, that pourest from full hands
Last Line: And death alone can bring the richest gain.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by JOHN BANISTER TABB    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Behold, the fleeting swallow
Last Line: Pursue the phantoms gone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by ELEANOR ROSS TAYLOR    Poem Source                
First Line: All summer, longing for his winter sleep
Last Line: I greet it with a predatory yawn
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by MARGERY ATWOOD TODHAL    Poem Text                
First Line: There is a sense of rich fulfilment here
Last Line: Share the character of their common dust.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER, by BLANCHE A. WHEATLEY    Poem Text                
First Line: The sumac's torch is now aflame
Last Line: In matchless pageantry.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by CHARLES PENZEL WRIGHT JR.    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The leaves fall from my fingers
Last Line: Its wafer a burn on my tongue, %its wine deep forgetfulness
Alternate Author Name(s): Wright, Charles
Subject(s): October; Religion


OCTOBER, by ELINOR WYLIE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beauty has a tarnished dress
Last Line: Rough gold and red.
Alternate Author Name(s): Benet, William Rose, Mrs.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Black and gold and red and brown
Last Line: Dancing down the west.
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; October


OCTOBER (1), by MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I oft have met her slowly wandering
Last Line: Within her gaze the deeps of life and death.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER (1), by THOMAS WILLARD CLARK    Poem Source                
First Line: Autumn rain falls soundfully from sky to roof, roof to
Last Line: Remorseful, dully percussive serenade of infinite droplets
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Tom
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER (2), by MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Long hosts of sunlight, and the bright wind blows
Last Line: Watching the leaves drift down.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER (2), by THOMAS WILLARD CLARK    Poem Source                
First Line: Fall -- dust of
Last Line: Subjective sludge %of old age
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Tom
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER - A SKETCH, by DAVID MACBETH MOIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In spring, in summer, in autumnal wane
Last Line: Quiet and contemplation mantle all!
Alternate Author Name(s): Delta
Subject(s): Autumn; Cold; Leaves; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER BEAUTY, by MARY E. SOULE    Poem Text                
First Line: October rears an altar on the hills
Last Line: Her cavalcade of wind-blown leaves sweeps by.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER DAWN, by L. KATHLEEN KITTERMAN    Poem Text                
First Line: Softly all nature rocks the cradled world
Last Line: The certain resurrection of the spring.
Subject(s): Dawn; October; Sunrise


OCTOBER DAYS, by RUBY ALORA PEAPLON    Poem Text                
First Line: Summer days and birds are gone
Last Line: With moonbeams over all lands.
Subject(s): Nature; October


OCTOBER EGG ALL DAY, by JOANNE LOWERY    Poem Source                
First Line: From what great golden goose
Last Line: He smells the beauty in our blood, %fe fi fo fum, black weight
Subject(s): Fairy Tales; October


OCTOBER EVENING, by LEON DIERX    Poem Text                
First Line: A tremor slides from the hill-slopes down to the plains
Last Line: Whirls and falls on paths that no feet tread.
Subject(s): Evening; October; Sunset; Twilight


OCTOBER GARDEN, by DANIEL MACINTYRE HENDERSON    Poem Text                
First Line: My garden feels the touch of fall
Last Line: Will show her to the world a slattern!
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; October


OCTOBER GOLD, by ISABEL NEILL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I wade through golden waters
Last Line: Stores of october gold.
Subject(s): October


OCTOBER IN CONNECTICUT, by LOUISE B. OLMSTEAD JENNINGS    Poem Text                
First Line: Oh! October the king of the months is here
Last Line: King october we love thee, we can't let thee go!
Subject(s): Connecticut; October


OCTOBER IN INDIANA, by JOHN ROBERT MOORE    Poem Text                
First Line: Not the brown oakleaf, nor the sumach's red
Last Line: To read old stories by the winter's fire.
Subject(s): Indiana; October


OCTOBER IN THE KINGDOM OF THE POOR, by LORNA GOODISON    Poem Source                
First Line: October, month for rainy weather
Last Line: The stars just come and encircle my head %in a gracious diad
Subject(s): Africa; Ancestors And Ancestry; October; Poverty


OCTOBER MOON, NEW ENGLAND CHURCH, by JEANNE RUTH ACKLEY LOHMANN    Poem Source                
First Line: The full moon's reflected light
Last Line: You take with you, into the sun
Subject(s): Nature; October


OCTOBER MUSINGS: 1866, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Silent, grave, subdued, and sober
Last Line: Shall wake to life my sleeping dust.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Death; October; Dead, The


OCTOBER THOUGHTS: 1862, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A solemn, tender melancholy
Last Line: Shall call him yet to guard her shrine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Death; Freedom; Nature; October; War; Dead, The; Liberty


OCTOBER TWILIGHT, by VINCENT GODFREY BURNS    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The yellowed leaves are quiet, dusk is here
Last Line: Shipwrecked upon october's tawny shore.
Subject(s): Dusk; October


OCTOBER'S BRIGHT BLUE WEATHER, by HELEN MARIA HUNT FISKE JACKSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O suns and skies and clouds of june
Last Line: October's bright blue weather.
Alternate Author Name(s): H. H.; Holm, Saxe; Jackson, Helen Hunt
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER'S HEART OF GOLD, by JOY WILLIAMS HARMON    Poem Text                
First Line: It was autumn, I remember
Last Line: Giving october's heart pure gold.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


OCTOBER'S SUN, by CLYDE MCGEE    Poem Text                
First Line: O liberal sun in fair october's sky
Last Line: Redeems the soul least worth to one most fair.
Subject(s): Light; October; Sun


OCTOBER, 1863, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Month of storm, beat shocks and sheaves
Last Line: Finds you more wise, more chaste, more sober.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Nature; October


OCTOBER, 1865, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: As by the deathbed of an aged saint
Last Line: Her sleepers in the dust—to die no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Nature; October; Serenity


OCTOBER-JUNE, by HAZEL FRYE SCHWENTKER    Poem Text                
First Line: Something priceless to behold
Last Line: Singing-sad october-june.
Subject(s): June; October


OCTOBER: 1859, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Again, again, and yet again
Last Line: Even in the shadows of the tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Death; October; Dead, The


OCTOBER: 1861, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Not changeful april, with her suns and showers
Last Line: My life's decline—my solemn—last october.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Autumn; Death; Nature; October; Seasons; Fall; Dead, The


OCTOER WOODS, by EMMA INGOLD BOST    Poem Text                
First Line: Come, let us roam the october woods
Last Line: Until her sun is setting.
Subject(s): October


OLD OCTOBER, by THOMAS CONSTABLE    Poem Text                
First Line: Hail, old october, bright and chill
Last Line: Thank goodness, old october's here!
Subject(s): Friendship; October


ON THE WAY TO THE GALA, by ANN S. GOLDSMITH    Poem Source                
First Line: It is warm for mid-october
Last Line: Languorously to itself beside a young man vanishing in mid-october
Subject(s): October; Parties


OREGON IN OCTOBER, by VIOLET M. HOWARD    Poem Text                
First Line: Vining maple burning red
Last Line: One wanders through october.
Subject(s): Autumn; October; Seasons; Fall


PALOS, SPAIN, 1492, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: What a stir in the harbor!
Last Line: Columbus -- had found a world!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


PAVANE FOR OCTOBER, by BETTY PAGE DABNEY    Poem Text                
First Line: Tarry not to tell
Last Line: Now is time for sleeping.
Subject(s): October


PEACH SKY, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The big october moon
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Evening; Nature; October


PORTENTS, by CHARLIE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: October fades out in its special colors
Subject(s): October; Death; Transience; Dead, The; Impermanence


PROMENADES AND INTERIORS, SELECTION, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text                
First Line: I am writing near the lamp. It's fine weather. Pleasant stillness
Last Line: Mother, blessèd among all women may you be!
Subject(s): Cold; Memory; October; Weather; Writing & Writers


PSYCHE SAID, by MARC STEVEN COHEN    Poem Source                
First Line: The wiched have tremendous staying power.'
Last Line: Then the train left the station
Subject(s): Driving And Drivers; October; Psyche (mythology)


SEEING, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Not the eye alone can do the seeing part
Last Line: But he who would see crystal clear must view things with his heart.
Subject(s): Emotions; Hearts; Love; October


SHEPHERD'S CALENDAR: OCTOBER, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Nature now spreads around in dreary blue
Last Line: Then all is still oer wood and field and plain %as nought had been and nought would be again
Subject(s): October


SONG FOR COLUMBUS DAY, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: I took my three little trusty boats
Last Line: The niña, and santa marie.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sailing & Sailors; Sea Voyages; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SONG OF COLUMBUS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Columbus was a brave man
Last Line: Or sail-boats three!
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Sea Voyages; Ships & Shipping; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


SONNET: OCTOBER, by PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The passionate summer's dead! The sky's a-glow
Last Line: To swell the purple pomp that floateth by.
Subject(s): October


SONNETS OF THE MONTHS: OCTOBER, by GIACOMO DI MICHELE    Poem Source                
First Line: Next, for october, to some sheltered coign
Last Line: Inheriting the cream of christian life
Alternate Author Name(s): Folgore Da San Gimignano; Di Michele, Giacomo
Subject(s): October; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


THE LITTLE LEAF, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: And so, the little leaf flew far o far
Last Line: And find where the little brook found the sea.
Subject(s): Autumn; Leaves; Nature; October; Seasons; Wind; Fall


THE POET'S CALENDAR: OCTOBER, by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My ornaments are fruits; my garments leaves
Last Line: And mingled voices of the doves and crows.
Subject(s): October


THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER: OCTOBER, by EDMUND SPENSER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cuddie, for shame! Hold up thy heavye head
Last Line: Cuddie shall have a kidde to store his farme.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clout, Colin
Subject(s): October


THE THREE LITTLE SHIPS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: There, are great big ships and they / ride all day
Last Line: The pinta, the niña, the santa marie.
Subject(s): Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506); Explorers; October; Ships & Shipping; U.s. - History; Exploring; Discovery; Discoverers


THE TREE'S DOUBLE, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: How beautiful the tree shadows lie on
Last Line: Dances upon the grass to the same measure.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Autumn; God; October; Seasons; Shadows; Trees; Fall


THIS EVENING, by CAMILLE MAUCLAIR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I am sketched this evening
Last Line: In the sadness of swans and the dew.
Subject(s): Evening; Mourning; October; Silence; Sunset; Twilight; Bereavement


TO OCTOBER, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Not changeful april, with her suns and showers
Last Line: With tender magic charm my heart and eyes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): October


TREGARDOCK, by JOHN BETJEMAN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A mist that from the moor arose
Subject(s): Cornwall, England; October


ULALUME, by EDGAR ALLAN POE    Poem Text             Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The skies they were ashen and sober
Last Line: This ghoul-haunted woodland of weir
Variant Title(s): Ulalume - A Ballad;ulalume - A Ballad (2)
Subject(s): Auber, Daniel Francois (1782-1871); Death; Halloween; Landscape; Love - Loss Of; Mysticism; October; Soul; Supernatural; Weir, Robert Walter (1803-1889); Dead, The


UNDER THE REDHAW TREE, by RUTH GENEVIEVE WORK IODICE    Poem Source                
First Line: Late october, leaden sky
Last Line: Late october, leaden sky
Subject(s): October; Trees


VIEW FROM THE WOODS, by JACK BARRACK    Poem Source                
First Line: Two shopping carts, runaways turned feral
Last Line: Among neon signs in macaw-painted cold
Subject(s): Leaves; October; Retail Trade


WEATHER REPORT: OCTOBER, by MARC HARSHMAN    Poem Source                
First Line: A wall of trees has been erected just here
Last Line: From what we have called prediction
Subject(s): October; Weather


WELCOME TO OCTOBER, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Welcome, october, let my simple song
Last Line: To the mild glories of the loving skies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Nature; October


WELCOME TO OCTOBER, 1867, by JANET HAMILTON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I hail and bless thy presence, month most dear
Last Line: Canst with soft magic charm life's weary hours.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton, Janet Thompson
Subject(s): Autumn; Nature; October; Seasons; Fall


WIVES OF OCTOBER, by MEIR WIESELTIER    Poem Source                
First Line: The town sinks under the weight of its own
Last Line: Until the empty screen after midnight %lights their contracted thighs
Subject(s): October; Towns


WORK TIME AND SLEEP TIME, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: Daytime is the time for light
Last Line: For god then puts the sun's light out.
Subject(s): Night; October; Sleep; Bedtime