Published on Academy of American Poets (https://poets.org)


Autumn

A touch of cold in the Autumn night
I walked abroad,
And saw the ruddy moon lean over a hedge
Like a red-faced farmer.
I did not stop to speak, but nodded; 
And round about were the wistful stars
With white faces like town children.

Credit


This poem is in the public domain.

Author


T. E. Hulme

T. E. Hulme, one of the founders of the imagist movement, was born on September 16, 1883, in Endon, England. He was killed in action during World War I on September 28, 1917.

Date Published: 1909-01-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/autumn-3