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Autumn Morn

Updated on March 3, 2011

Autumn Morn

There's a light coat of ice on the window,

A dusting of frost on the leaves.

Icicles drip from the rooftop,

As the sun's gently warming the eaves.


The chill in the breeze is refreshing,

Nature's perfume thrills the air.

The soft tune of birds sweetly singing

Proclaims to the world Autumn's fare.


The morn is alive with her beauty,

Sunbeams dance through the wood,

Nature preens in her glory as

She sheds her dark evening hood.


The dawn is a sweet celebration,

When Autumn visits each year,

A reflection of God's awesome beauty,

A reminder of Nature, He's near.

"Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved."

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    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      samiaali, Tanks! (grinning)...stop by any time!

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      samiaali 

      7 years ago

      Hi tnderhrt23, This is a beautiful poem. What lovely rhythm and words you have used here. I love it!

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      Warren Keith Hayes 

      7 years ago from Bryson City, North Carolina

      Thank you for taking the time to translate my question...I was really half-asleep when I wrote it but I'm grateful that you understood what I was asking and I couldn't agree with you more...it does feel like autumn in my life.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      W.K. Hayes, Interesting question. You are pretty perceptive... I work hard to seek the good in all things, especially in the past year or so since I feel like I am in the "autumn" of my life...As a native Floridian, where seasons are almost nonexistant, I love autumn...keep thinking I should feel the same about the autumn of my life...smile...I am a work in progress...Thanks for your feedback! Happy New Year!

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      Warren Keith Hayes 

      7 years ago from Bryson City, North Carolina

      Living in a remote part of the mountains, I am very fortunate when autumn comes...your poem captures so beautifully what I have seen. I have to ask, though...is the poem truly a reflection of autumn of finding the ability to find the good in all things, including chilly mornings? Just curious.

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      Peggy Woods 

      7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      How very beautiful are your words written in honor of Autumn. The photo is very pretty also. I miss seeing those gorgeous Fall colors. Some trees turn colors in the South but not masses of them all about the same time as the ones up north. Thanks for this reminder of that special season of the year.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      saddlerider1, I am humbled by your words of praise. I wish you a wonderful Happy New Year, as well!

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      saddlerider1 

      7 years ago

      Nothing more to say other than you are a true artist and a brilliant creative poet, I loved this piece. You have the gift and you shared it here for us all to enjoy, thank you very much. Happy New Year.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, anglnwu. I seem to feel God's Presence the most through the beauty of Nature. Merry Christmas!

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      anglnwu 

      7 years ago

      You've captured the beauty of Autumn. Truly, God's near when you behold His creation. Thanks!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Humble thanks, Mr. Doug Turner Jr. Cheers and Merry Christmas to you!

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      Doug Turner Jr. 

      7 years ago

      Nicely done. Short and sweet. Cheers tnderheart.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, Ms. Sally. Autumn is my favorite season, as well!

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      Ms.Sally 

      7 years ago

      A beautiful picture and a beautiful poem. I particularly like the strong imagery of, "A dusting of frost on the leaves." Autumn is one of my favorite seasons and I'm missing it in the frozen country where I currently reside. Thank you for bringing this season to life.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, Beth! I love Autumn, and love Winter too! Was born and raised in sunny Fla...perhaps that has something to do with my love...no Autumn or real Winter there...lol! In the heat, you can only take so much off...in the cold, you just add layers!

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      Beth Michaels 

      7 years ago

      Very nice. I loved the first few lines. It captures exactly what I'm seeing right now as I stare out my window.

      Going by your poem, you seem to like Autumn or at least 'respect' it. If I were to write a poem about Autumn it would be depressing and dreary and bleak. Autumn means Winter is coming and I hate the cold!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      daydreamer13 and Fossillady, thanks so much! This was written several weeks ago while visiting my son in Maryland, and I miss Autumn's breath-taking beauty today!

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      Kathi 

      7 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Beautiful tnderhrt23. The picture and the poem makes me wish I was there!

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      daydreamer13 

      7 years ago

      This was relaxing! Not something I get from most hubs. Bravo!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Airikah, I most humbly thank you!

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      Airikah 

      7 years ago from washington state

      SIMPLY AMAZING! Loved the visions that danced in my head as I read this!! Excellent writing!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, dianeaugust and acaetnna! The photo was taken at the Washington DC Zoo two weeks ago while visiting my son, where the poem was inspired...Autumn in Maryland is just breath-taking!

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      acaetnna 

      7 years ago from Guildford

      Great rhyme and rhythm, just my type of poem. Loved the picture too. Great and voted up.

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      dianeaugust 

      7 years ago

      Iliked the rhyme and words used. Painted a lovely picture! DA

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, sameerk! I am pleased to meet you here, and look forward to sharing words!

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      sameerk 

      7 years ago from India

      wow awesome

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