Saturday, September 17, 2016

Almost Autumn--By David Fox--United States

Almost Autumn

Summer is coming to a close
Around the third week of September,
But, with it, there are things
I will always remember
Camp, barbecues, a dip or two in the pool
Or just sitting by my air conditioner
Trying to keep cool
Going to Adventureland*,
The museum and the beach,
And trying to do anything else
That within my reach.
Yes, now it's almost Autumn
But I need fear
My memories of Summer
Will never disappear!

*A local amusement park

David Fox has been published in over 100 places, including journals, websites, newsletters, blogs, and posting boards.  He has been published in the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Finland, and the U.A,E, but is also interested in learning about websites or journals that take e-mail submissions from other countries.  He edits the magazine, "The Poet's Art" (see the ad in the Whispers column).


  1. Thank you, Jack.
    Your friend,
    David Fox

  2. I love summer, but must admit I spent most of it near the air conditioner instead of outdoors. :)

    Enjoyed your poem, David! Hope your autumn season goes well!

  3. Thank you both Peggy and Poppy, submissions are coming in slowly but surely from people not afraid to pay the price of a good print magazine.
    Your friend,
    David Fox

  4. Brilliant poem, David. You left nothing on the table, save for subtleties, and this was no time to withhold dynamics...

    Splendid writing, Sir.

  5. Michael,
    Thanks for the generous comment. It means a lot!
    Your friend,
    David Fox