I didn't know I was grateful
                  for such late-autumn
                                   bent-up cornfields

From “Home” by Bruce Weigl


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Autumn Ritual with Hate Turned Sideways” by Brenda Hillman
—i pull the hate ...

When Autumn Came” by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
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Late Autumn Wasp” by James Hoch
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God's World” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
O, world, I cannot hold thee close enough ...

Autumn” by Richard Garcia
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After a Death” by Tomas Tranströmer
Translated by Robert Bly
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After Apple-Picking” by Robert Frost
My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a tree ...

The Blower of Leaves by January Gill O'Neil
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