"Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night's decayUshers in a drearier day."
Image: Blown-Down Autumn Foliage
Photographer: Yale Joel
via Life Archive