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October’s Party a poem By: George Cooper


October’s Party

By: George Cooper

October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came—
The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples,
And leaves of every name.
The Sunshine spread a carpet,
And everything was grand,
Miss Weather led the dancing,
Professor Wind the band.


The Chestnuts came in yellow,
The Oaks in crimson dressed;
The lovely Misses Maple
In scarlet looked their best;
All balanced to their partners,
And gaily fluttered by;
The sight was like a rainbow
New fallen from the sky.


Then, in the rustic hollow,
At hide-and-seek they played,
The party closed at sundown,
And everybody stayed.
Professor Wind played louder;
They flew along the ground;
And then the party ended
In jolly “hands around.”

5 responses

  1. Still waiting for those hundreds of October party leaves…party is coming very late around here!

    October 21, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    • It always seems to happen overnight when it comes Alli 🙂 🙂

      Hope you wake up one day soon and the party has started 🙂

      October 21, 2016 at 7:08 pm

  2. Gorgeous photos and the poem fits so well or vice versa!

    October 21, 2016 at 7:44 pm

    • Hi 🙂 🙂

      Thank you , very pleased you enjoyed this post, love this time of year 🙂 🙂

      October 24, 2016 at 11:32 pm

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