“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” -Faith Baldwin
“Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.” -William Cullen Bryant
“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree” -Emily Bronte
“On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in those fabled orchards where the fruits were jewels . . .” -Charles Dickens
“Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods
And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -William Allingham
"Corn and grain, corn and grain,
All that falls shall rise again."
- Wiccan Harvest Chant
"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots
may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on
the feelings, as now in October."
"Yellow, mellow, ripened days" -Will Carleton
"O, it sets my heart a clickin' like the tickin' of a clock,
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock."
-James Whitcomb Riley
"Autumn’s the mellow time." -William Allingham, The Winter Pear
"I trust in Nature for the stable laws Of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant And Autumn garner to the end of time." -Robert Browning, A Soul’s Tragedy
" When summer gathers up her robes of glory, and like a dream of beauty glides away." -Sarah Helen Power Whitman