Monday, September 20, 2010

Indian Summer


Autumnal Sunshine ColorsBy Olivia age 12, 2006
.Autumnal sunshine colors
Are the prettiest of all
The golden rays of sunshine
And the maple leaves that fall
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
The darkest, they are the best
The deepest red of apples
And the golden leaves at rest
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
Are the happiest it seems
And yet they are the saddest
Oh, the gold and silver streams
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
Some are warm and some are chill
The branches shed their beauty
Yet their beauty is there still
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
Are bountiful at harvest
The squash and oh, the pumpkin
And peppers--you're fully blessed
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
You can see them in a bird
See a gorgeous red or brown
Flash, they're gone without a word
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
Shine through Black Eyed Susans fair
And though it may be sunny
You feel crispness in the air
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
You can taste with every bite
Into a crimson apple
Or a piece of pumpkin bright
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
Are in each seed which does float
To the earth that softly waits
With a golden autumn note
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
They appear from left and right
Like a many featured gem
Like a ruby in sunlight
.
Autumnal sunshine colors
They are waiting ever near
Waiting for you to seek them
So search, whether there or here.

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