Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.–Albert Camus (1913 – 1960)
Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.–William Allingham (1824 – 1889)
Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.–Elizabeth Bowen (1899 – 1973)
There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822)
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.–Edward Estlin Cummings (1894 – 1962)
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.–Robert Browning (1812 – 1889)
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.–Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.–George Trakl (1887 – 1914)
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.–Walter Scott (1771 – 1832)
Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.–Hal Borland (1900 – 1978)
39 thoughts on “Autumn’s fire burns slowly…”
Thank you for sharing these quotes about fall.
💞🙏🏻 Molly 🙏🏻💞
I never knew of so many quotes about Autumn from these writers.
💖🙏🏻 Brandon 🙏🏻💖
Here, nature’s autumnal sunrise melts the hoarfrost on her bed of leaves. 🙂
🧡🙏🏻 CES 🙏🏻🧡 ~ well said!
Thank you, sir. Coming from the esteemed poet who initiates others in the “American sentence” form of haiku, including myself, I am humbled by your review by “autumnal sunrise.” As is often the case, it was inspired by the poetry in your post, Peace.
Wonderful. Autumn is my favorite. 💕
💛🙏🏻 Grace 🙏🏻💛 ~ mine too!
How I love the pleasant surprise of a warm Autumn afternoon! 🍂
❤️🙏🏻 Nancy 🙏🏻❤️
I love autumn even more now!
💜🙏🏻 Vidah 🙏🏻💜
Of all the seasons, Autumn is at the top of my list! ❤
💗🙏🏻 Annette 🙏🏻💗
💙🙏🏻 Jude 🙏🏻💙
A lyrical love song to autumn.
💚🙏🏻 Margaret 🙏🏻💚
🍁🍂🥮Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.🍁🍂🥮
Of course I would be bias and go for none other.
🍂🧡 Abi 🧡🍂
Beautiful! ❤️🍁🧡🍂💚🍃 Autumn is my favourite season. Thank you David!
🐿 🌰 Filipa 🌰 🐿
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