fall pastoral scene

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Romantic poet John Keats waxes poetic, literally, about the scenery of the fall season in this famous poem. Keats progresses through the stages of the season, from ripening fruits to increasingly cold nights, displaying an appreciation for every moment. "Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they? / Think not of them, thou hast thy music too," he writes.