autumn poetry

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DLTK's Crafts for Kids
A Child's Calendar
November

by John Updike

The stripped and shapely
Maple grieves
The ghosts of her
Departed leaves.

The ground is hard,
As hard as stone.
The year is old,
The birds are flown.

And yet the world,
In its distress,
Displays a certain
Loveliness---

 


Try our Autumn Tree Craft to go with this poem.