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Autumn Fires

 

In the other gardens

And all up the vale,

From the autumn bonfires

See the smoke trail!

 

Pleasant summer over

And all the summer flowers,

The red fire blazes,

The gray smoke towers.

 

Sing a song of seasons!

Something bright in all!

Flowers in the summer,

Fires in the fall!

 

 

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

Picture 11063255, greetings card, circa 1890s, image copyright Mary Evans / David Pearson Collection

 

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