Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Autumn Gold--By Connie Marcum Wong--United States

Autumn Gold

Let autumn's feet be slow to leave
As winter white comes much too soon.
Let colors fill the eyes with warmth,
Enjoy the glow of harvest moon.

The trees in all their splendor stand
Till autumn winds coax leaves to dance.
As colors swirl my heart delights.
With every fall I share romance.

I love the crispness of the air,
The crunch of leaves beneath my feet
In scarlet, gold and pumpkin hues;
Welcome relief from summer's heat.

The rain comes tapping at my pane
With crystal diamond drops that share
The beauty of this season's soul,
A beauty that's beyond compare.

Connie Marcum Wong has been the Web Mistress of a private poetry forum Poetry for Thought since October 1999. Her poetry has been in many publications, anthologies, magazines, and e-zines over the years. She published her first poetry chapbook, Island Creations in 2005. In 2007, Heart Blossoms was published. In January 2010, an anthology, A Poetry Bridge to All Nations, was published by Lulu Enterprises, Inc. Connie created the 'Constanza' poetry form in 2007 and Con-Verse form in 2010. She has resided with her husband in Hawaii since 1980.


  1. love this, Connie - particularly the crispness of Autumn's air

  2. Autumn is my favorite time of the year, and I loved this incredible poem about this season. You have brought me an enlightening smile by your talented quill. Great work,


  3. Beautiful, colorful poem Connie. Autumn is my favorite season. Good wishes, Chris~

  4. Your love of nature and life shines brightly throughout your poem. Your words are bubbling over with fun and excitement, well in tune with the autumn season. Nice flow of words and a pleasant sounding poem that brings back pleasant memories of youth. Emile.

  5. Autumn Gold flows from a golden pen, Connie! You capture autumn's beauty and express it with joy. Both flowing meter and rhyme contribute to make this poem a delight to read. Aloha! ~ paul

  6. Nice work, Connie. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  7. Beautiful imagery... a pleasure to read...