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The world is full of colour!

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This is the first line of a poem which I used to enjoy using with my class at this time of year to encourage them to observe and appreciate the world around them and to encourage them to write!

Hope you like it too.

The world is full of colour!
’Tis autumn once again
And leaves of gold and crimson
Are lying in the lane.

There are brown and yellow acorns,
Berries and scarlet haws,
Amber gorse and heather
Purple across the moors.

Yellow, brown and orange,
Russet, rose and red,
A richly coloured pageant,
An autumn flower bed.

Beauty of light and shadow,
Glory of wheat and rye.
Colours the shining water
Under a sunset sky!

Such a beautiful time of year.

(The photo second from the end was taken at the Chelsea Flower Show in May.)

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Thankyou for the joy and pleasure of treasure Chris

This is my favourite time of year for the amazing colours then Spring

But 1st us Autumn and your lovely poetry to.

Thankyou again

19 Oct, 2014

 

What a beautiful blog. I love it. Thank you for putting it on for us.

19 Oct, 2014

 

Wonderful just loved the poem and the pictures are glorious, I agree Autumn is so beautiful;0)

19 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

Thanks you for that Chris its a beautiful poem and your stunning photos fit into it perfectly , glorious colours :o)

19 Oct, 2014

 

Absolutely beautiful! I recognised the Chelsea shot. Thank you Chris, this is going to my favourites. :)

19 Oct, 2014

 

What a lovely blog :o)

19 Oct, 2014

 

great blog very delightful to view and read.
thank you for adding to the joy of a pleasant evening of relaxation.

19 Oct, 2014

 

Thanks to all of you, I had a lot of fun putting this together and am so pleased you enjoyed it.
xx

19 Oct, 2014

 

Lovely blog, Chris, with the autumn colours and rhymes . . . it sounds a bit like Masefield, but I bet I'm wrong!

19 Oct, 2014

 

Did enjoy that, Chris.....the Acer colours have been intense this year.

19 Oct, 2014

 

Added to my favourites too,Chris..It's so lovely to read,with the beautiful photo's..I just love it..thank you :o) x

19 Oct, 2014

 

Lovely! Such beautiful Autumn colours - such a wonderful time of year...

19 Oct, 2014

 

Thank you for such a delightful blog, balm for the soul. Just come home from a very stressful shift at work. Thanks again

19 Oct, 2014

 

Beautiful poem and super photos to illustrate it, thank you for sharing :o)

19 Oct, 2014

 

Lovely blog and poetry, and what stunning autumn colours, wonderful!!!

20 Oct, 2014

 

Such a wonderful way to introduce children to appreciate everything around them... :o) I love the gentle changes that Autumn brings... Always wish it could last a little longer...:o) Thanks for sharing this blog with us Wildrose ~ :o)

20 Oct, 2014

 

loved it!

20 Oct, 2014

 

The little poem was written by Adeline White and came from 'The book of 1000 poems.'
So. if I want to do something like this again I've got plenty more to choose from!!!

20 Oct, 2014

 

Very beautiful - words and photos :)

20 Oct, 2014

 

I've added it to my favourites Chris , so that I can look at it again when I'm longing for Spring ! Seriously though, I do love Autumn as I love to look at my garden to see what has done well and what hasn't, then out comes my spade and they all duck ! Hahaa! Will be in touch soon ! xx

20 Oct, 2014

 

A lovely way to introduce children to autumn and to poetry, I have that book and used it many times over the years........

21 Oct, 2014

 

Lovely verses, lovely photos = brilliant blog :)
I recognised that Chelsea photos too - one of my favourite stands. Thanks, Wildrose.

23 Oct, 2014

 

A lovely blog Wildrose, I too love the autumn colours and the poem is perfect,thankyou for putting the two together to share with us....

24 Oct, 2014

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