"Just before the death of flowers, And before they are buried in snow, There comes a festival season When nature is all aglow."
~ Author unknown
"The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter woolens."
~ Henry Beston
"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October."
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!
~ Humbert Wolfe