Some of the poems are old chestnuts such as "September" by Helen Hunt Jackson. Many are parts of longer poems, such as this from "October" by May Swenson:
(Read the complete poem here.)
Knuckles of the rain
on the roof,
chuckles into the drain-
pipe, spatters on
the leaves that litter
And a few of the poems are completely unexpected, such as a haiku, "lady in grey" by Arnold Vermeeren:
broadly smiling(Read more of Vermeeren's haiku here.)
a lady in grey cycles
against the wind
Make sure you pick up this picture book of poems on your next visit!
Today's Poetry Friday Round-Up is being held at Picture Book of the Day.