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Autumn Beauty

In the golden hush of autumn Wandering down a pathway rude, The serenity and beauty Fill my heart with solitude. See the mist above the water, Feel the cool of summer’s end. Fallen leaves become a carpet As my footsteps homeward wend. I’m enchanted by the grandeur Of an ordinary scene Where the reds and […]

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Autumn’s Color

I am awestruck every fall with the beautiful colors of the leaves as the shortened daylight brings a steady march of change into winter. There is a wonderful mixture of colors in the variety of the plants along the shore. There are the brilliant reds, oranges and yellows of the maples, The sumacs form mounds […]

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Autumn Walk

The air was fresh and the sky was a clear, deep blue that it so often is in autumn. Its blueness was made even deeper by the flame-colored leaves against it. Emily looked up and could see the golds, rusts, and reds of the towering oaks and maples around her. She wondered about it all. […]

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Autumn Beauty

In the golden hush of autumn, Wandering down a pathway rude, The serenity and beauty Fill my heart with solitude.   See the mist above the water, Feel the cool of summer’s end. Fallen leaves become a carpet As my footsteps homeward wend.   I’m enchanted by the grandeur Of an ordinary scene Where the […]

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Nature Study

In this spring time of the year, the phenomenon of autumn colors is perhaps very far from our thoughts. As life begins anew, we are not too anxious to contemplate that wonder of plant life that awes us in the fall. The daffodils and crocuses (crocus’?) have already burst forth into yellow and purple; the […]

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Autumn

Yesterday I was inclined to be sad. Threatening clouds hung low overhead, while the north-wind, raw and cold, sent its penetrating blasts far into the southlands. I knew full well that Indian summer is still to come with its warm and pleasant days before the full blast of winter is upon us. But it is […]

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Autumnal Coloration

“The October leaf-fading is a festival, a triumphal pageant, rather than a funeral.” —L. Larcom   Who of you readers have not been stirred by the mysterious transformation of the forest foliage each year? The majestic and sturdy oak, the wild and elusive sumac, the graceful and lovely elm, the dense and symmetrical maple, clad […]

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