Sunday Quote: Autumn

Join me every Sunday, for a different Quote Topic. You can share an inspiring quote ( or quotes ) through Poetry, Videos, Music, Pictures, and Stories. Just don’t forget to share your link to me! You can post-comment it below. If you want to join next Sunday our theme is FALLING LEAVES.

{This week, I got two lovely ladies joinin’ in ! Check out Sonel and Dawn}

I made this video using my own photos in dedication to Autumn Season. It’s only the first part, and I’m working on the 2nd.  I hope you enjoy the music while reading the Poem below. HAPPY AUTUMN, HAPPY FALL!!!

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
Albert Camus 

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1833)

Go, sit upon the lofty hill,
And turn your eyes around,
Where waving woods and waters wild
Do hymn an autumn sound.
The summer sun is faint on them —
The summer flowers depart —
Sit still — as all transform’d to stone,
Except your musing heart.

How there you sat in summer-time,
May yet be in your mind;
And how you heard the green woods sing
Beneath the freshening wind.
Though the same wind now blows around,
You would its blast recall;
For every breath that stirs the trees,
Doth cause a leaf to fall.

Oh! like that wind, is all the mirth
That flesh and dust impart:
We cannot bear its visitings,
When change is on the heart.
Gay words and jests may make us smile,
When Sorrow is asleep;
But other things must make us smile,
When Sorrow bids us weep!

The dearest hands that clasp our hands, —
Their presence may be o’er;
The dearest voice that meets our ear,
That tone may come no more!
Youth fades; and then, the joys of youth,
Which once refresh’d our mind,
Shall come — as, on those sighing woods,
The chilling autumn wind.

Hear not the wind — view not the woods;
Look out o’er vale and hill —
In spring, the sky encircled them —
The sky is round them still.
Come autumn’s scathe — come winter’s cold —
Come change — and human fate!
Whatever prospect Heaven doth bound,
Can ne’er be desolate.


I hope you also enjoyed seeing KIMONO LOVERS in their 2011 Autumn photo shoot. 😀


9 thoughts on “Sunday Quote: Autumn

  1. Awwww, that is just too gorgeous Nessy! Love those little dolls! They are just the cutest! Great quotes and LOVE your video slideshows and the music. Just stunning! 😀 *big hugs*

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