• Calendar,  Etymons

    Autumn

    Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells With a sweet kernel; to set budding more, And still more, later flowers for the bees, Until they think warm days will never cease, For Summer has o’er-brimm’d their clammy cells. Keats To Autumn ll. 1-11 Autumn noun 1. The season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice and from September to December…