English poetry

Poems in English

‘Fall, leaves, fall’

‘Fall, leaves, fall’

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.

I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.



Poem ‘Fall, leaves, fall’ - Emily Bronte