SCOTTISH POEMS: “Autumn Fires” by Robert Louis Stevenson

fall-flowers

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 grey smoke towers.

Sing a song of seasons!
Something bright in all!
Flowers in the summer,
Fires in the fall!

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child’s Garden of Verses. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks as the 26th most translated author in the world.

Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. LindaP says:

    What majestic beauty from God to behold!

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