Wild Poetry: Autumn (By Sarika)

Beneath the wistful skies, I behold…
the sight of auburn autumn, on my threshold…
Sweeping strokes of the whistling winds, brushing my cheeks….
Under fading warmth of the sun and air, so bleak…
Once brimming with youth, the sunflowers bold….
Now stooping down, growing old….
Once swooning in verdant luscious foliage….
the lovelorn trees now, standing bare in daze….
Lifeless russet leaves swirling in melancholy dance…
Under the beguiling autumn’s trance…
Withered leaves falling one by one to the ground….
Weaving the tapestry of organic brown….
To the cadence of wilted leaves falling in reprise….
I relinquish, let go and swirl like a broken leaf in the autumn of my life…

By Sarika of Pure Reflections


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Thank you to Sarika for this beautiful Autumn poetry. If you haven’t already had the pleasure of stumbling upon Sarika’s blog in the past, please do so now! She’s a fantastic poet and I’ve even had the pleasure of working with her on a poem in the past. You can view that collaboration here. 🙂
Wilderness
Would you like to submit a poem for a spot on the “Wild Poetry” series?
Well, we would love to hear from you!
Please submit your poem, as well as a small blurb about yourself and a link to your blog to blogofthewolfboy@gmail.com. Subject: Wild Poetry Submission. 

All poetry is welcome, but preference will be given to those poems that leave us yearning for the natural world! Animals, landscapes, the human experience. Make it wild! Let’s share those poems that make us shake for something more.

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32 thoughts on “Wild Poetry: Autumn (By Sarika)

  1. A fine description of a beautiful Autumn which I yearn for given that the cold breath of Winter has been swirling round my feet and the dandruff from his unkempt hair has been falling already in places in the Wilds of Wales.
    Hugs.

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      1. Okay, thanks. 😁
        I remember you had suggested collaborating and even commented your email id but I had misplaced it somewhere. If you’re still considering the offer, I would love to collab!
        And thanks. I’m really glad to be back.

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