The many faces of autumn….

keatsbabe:

How do you feel about autumn? This post from ‘let’s talk’ (the blog of The Terrace Counselling & Complimentary Therapy Centre in Taunton) is a great excuse to listen to gorgeous Ben Wishaw recite some wonderful poetry by John Keats and read one of Edward Thomas’s poems entitled ‘Digging’. How do the seasons affect our mood? Personally, I love autumn, but I know others feel the onset of dark evenings and the dying of the year. What do you think?

Originally posted on let's talk!:

Autumn Leaves, by Millais

On ‘let’s talk’ we occasionally look at the way we sense our feelings are reflected in the work of artists, poets, film-makers and writers. Creativity and mood are very closely linked and many who find no other way to express their feelings find an outlet in creative expression.

The season is now definitely changing. We have temperatures in the late ‘teens, gentle warmth still lingers and any sunlight seems to glow across the landscape in a gentler fashion than in the height of summer. But there is little doubt that dusk is coming earlier and more of us are waking up for work before the sun has risen above the horizon.

Autumn means different things to different people. Many love it – the smell of bonfires, of the earth and the ripe fruit. Others find it lowering, having a sense of things dying and of the coming end of yet…

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