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The First Hint of Fall

Writing poetry is an alternative form of self-expression for Audrey. " It's how I release my deepest thoughts and emotions."

The soul of autumn.

The soul of autumn.

Mother Earths Fall Celebration

The first hint of fall arrives

We slip into the leeward side of the seasons

The Autumnal Equinox

Enveloping cold fronts from the north

The sky regains its deeper hue

Crimson spider lilies dance on long stalks

Humingbirds visit for a nectar's drink

We walk through the woods as autumn leaves fall

Mother Earths fall celebration lies before us

A time for turning inward

The days grow shorter

the night grows colder

The flames from the fireplace

Rekindle a passion for ideas

Embers fertilize seeds of change

A harvest awaits us

Unity between ourselves and Mother Earth

Creating balance in our lives

Harmony in natural ways

A sacred entity

The autumnal equinox

The first day of fall

An equal duration of day and night

Mother Earth's natural rhythms

We welcome fall with colors gold

Every leaf in the forest

Every blade in the field

Nature erupts in all her glory.

Autumn is a Second Spring

Autumn is a second spring when every leafs a flower - Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leafs a flower - Albert Camus


Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on December 07, 2019:


Fall is always a welcoming sight. Thank you so much for being here.

Eman Abdallah Kamel from Egypt on November 26, 2019:

Thank you for this beautiful poem. I love autumn and consider it the most beautiful season of the year.

Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on July 18, 2018:


I love your comments and thank you for taking the time to read my poem. Thank you.


I must apologize for my late reply. I don't know how I overlooked some of the comments here. Thank you so much.



Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on July 17, 2018:

Visually the most attractive of all the seasons, I love it.

Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on April 13, 2018:


Thanks for reading my poem I appreciate your comments.

Hi Eric

I'm so glad you like my celebration to autumn. Photos help the reader to connect to their imagination...thanks for noticing. Hope spring is in full blossom where you are. How time flies.

Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on April 13, 2018:

Thank you, John. Appreciate your kind words.

Hari Prasad

Thanks for reading my poem.


Thank you for being here. I appreciate your words and support.

Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on April 13, 2018:

I love Fall and always look forward to its coming.

Larry W. Fish on September 26, 2017:

Fall is my favorite season of the year as the summer heat turns into those cooler crisper days and the leaves turn color in a magical display of beauty. I love this poem.

Genna East from Massachusetts, USA on September 17, 2017:

Spring and fall...my favorites as they whisper and portend of all the beauty in change and promise. I love this poem, Audrey, and how "Autumn is a Second Spring." Just perfect. :-)

Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on September 10, 2017:

Thank you Terrie Lynn. This means so much to me. Take care.


Fall must be Mother Nature's way of showing off. No other season brings so much beauty. Thanks my friend.

Terrie Lynn from Canada on September 09, 2017:

Hi, Audrey. I love this poem and fall, well done. I love to read about the different seasons. You did a great job of describing it all.

FlourishAnyway from USA on September 09, 2017:

Fall is my favorite season. You highlight some of the best things about it -- the color, the coziness, and the settling in.

Maria Jordan from Jeffersonville PA on September 09, 2017:

Fall is my favorite time of year. Your captured her beauty beautifully.

Love you and hugs, Maria

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on September 09, 2017:

Beautiful! Your poem makes me think of Keats' Ode to Autumn. I love every opportunity I get to experience fall, my favorite season.

Audrey Hunt (author) from Pahrump NV on September 09, 2017:

Dear Mary

I've lived in areas that don't get seasons. But there are lovely paintings and photos to draw from. One of the pieces I love to play on the piano is "The Four Seasons".

Thanks Mary. My best to you.

Jay C

So happy to know you survived hurricane Harvey. I sometime wonder if nature rebels in the form of hurricanes, tornados and such. I love your beautiful comments!

Mary Wickison from Brazil on September 09, 2017:

Lovely seasonal poem. 'Harmony in natural ways' is a beautiful line.

We don't get seasons where I live, only wet or dry. It is one of the things I miss about a temperate climate.

Jay C OBrien from Houston, TX USA on September 09, 2017:

Looking forward to Autumn after Hurricane Harvey.

I look forward to the day we are Humane to Humanity.

We are all One in Race,

One Source for All religions is recognized,

All Prophets, though flawed, are from the One Source,

No fighting, or hatred or war.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on September 09, 2017:

Rain is predicted here today after a torrid summer. The grape leaves are turning color. The berries are done ripening. Yes, fall is here, despite what the calendar says. Lovely poem my friend.

Linda Lum from Washington State, USA on September 09, 2017:

Audrey, I always dread the arrival of Autumn; to me there is sadness in the season when all of nature withers and slumbers, preparing for the death of winter.

Your perspective is so joyful. I will try to hold onto those thoughts, a lovely poem indeed. Thank you.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 09, 2017:

It is a melancholy time for me. I live in the coastal desert and there is very little fall compared to what I grew up with at 7,000 feet.

In fact I am doing some planting.

Thank you for this wonderful piece with wonderful pictures. It is very well done.

whonunuwho from United States on September 09, 2017:

Beautiful tribute to the coming Autumn my friend. Blessings. whonu

Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on September 09, 2017:

Beautiful poem and so nicely expressed!

Loved your pictures as well.

Thanks for sharing!

Hari Prasad S from Bangalore on September 09, 2017:

Beautiful poetry Audrey. Excellent.

- hari

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on September 09, 2017:

What a wonderfully descriptive piece of poetry describing the beauty of Fall. Beautifully penned Audrey and lovely photos.

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