Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write an autumn poem.
For today’s prompt, write an autumn poem. After experiencing upper 90s temps recently in Georgia, it's hard to believe it, but autumn is just around the corner. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, Halloween, apple cider, fall foliage, and other fun autumn festivities are on the way. Who knows? Maybe the temps will eventually start to cool down as well. Fall into a poem today!
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Here’s my attempt at an Autumn Poem:
when the fruit falls from trees
in a much cooler breeze
& houses grow haunted
by days that we flaunted
in summer's burning sun
leisured days on the run
we know autumn is here
a ghost filled full of fear