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October



O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have ripened to the fall;
Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild,
Should waste them all.

The crows above the forest call;
Tomorrow they may form and go.


O hushed October morning mild,
Begin the hours of this day slow.



Make the day seem to us less brief.
Hearts not averse to being beguiled,
Beguile us in the way you know.


Release one leaf at break of day;
At noon release another leaf;
One from our trees, one far away.
Retard the sun with gentle mist;
Enchant the land with amethyst.
Slow, slow!


For the grapes’ sake, if they were all,
Whose leaves already are burnt with frost,
Whose clustered fruit must else be lost—
For the grapes’ sake along the wall.


October, by Robert Frost


Joining:  BNOTP
Savvy Southern Style
From My Front Porch to Yours
Cozy Little House
Cedar Hill Farmhouse


Tea Time Tuesday at Rose Chintz Cottage 
A Return to Loveliness  at A Delightsome Life 
Tea Cup Tuesday at Martha's Favorites
Tea Cup Tuesday at Artful Affirmations
Tuesday Cuppa Tea at Antiques and Teacups 
Friends Sharing Tea at Bernideen's Tea Time Blog 
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Say G'Day at Natasha in Oz
Your Going to Love it Tuesday At Kathe with an E
The Scoop at Confessions of a Plate Addict
Time Travel Tuesdays at Brambleberry Cottage


Comments

  1. I love Robert Frost... the prose are befitting of the gorgeous pictures that you have chosen.. Thank You for sharing the Beauty...hugs

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  2. One of my favorite poems. How nice to have you visit! I love your transferware. Thanks so much for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
    Ruth

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  3. Hi: Your home looks beautiful. I love the golden leaves, it is picture perfect. Thank you for sharing your blessings with us. Blessings, Martha

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  4. Just beautiful ~ along with the photos. October is my favorite month and you've captured so much of its beauty!

    xo
    Pat

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  5. Beautiful images and just perfect for the Robert Frost poem. You know how to weave the two together, Nancy. Thank you for this lovely post!

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  6. Beautiful! I wish I could sit a while in the chair!

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  7. Even more beautiful than usual, Nancy!!

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  8. Oh my, this is so pretty. I love your porch. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me.

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  9. I have not read this poem before , my loss until now. I truly know the sentiment expressed here. Your pictures are perfect in illustrating this poem...beautiful.

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  10. Your photos are just beautiful and I love this Fall posting!

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  11. Love the poem. LOVE the purple! Great choice for fall.

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  12. So pretty Nancy! I wish fall would make its way to SE Texas. It is still in the 90s here. Thanx for partying at my place! Hope you have a great weekend.

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  13. I used this same poem in an autumn post last year. Just beautiful!!

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