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Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being,Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves deadAre driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red,Pestilence-stricken multitudes: O thou,Who chariotest to their dark wintry … Continue reading

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Leaves before the Wind by May Sarton

We have walked, looked at the actual trees: The chestnut leaves wide-open like a hand, The beech leaves bronzing under every breeze, We have felt flowing through our knees As if we were the wind. We have sat silent when … Continue reading

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Over the Wintry Forest by Natsume Soseki

Over the wintry forest, winds howl in rage with no leaves to blow. Natsume Soseki 1867-1916

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Fall, Leaves, Fall by Emily Jane Brontë

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 … Continue reading

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