'Here, boy, here!'
And Dog settled to warm Martin's body with all the bonfires and subtle burnings of the season, to fill the room with soft or heavy, wet or dry odours of far-travelling. In spring, he smelled of lilac, iris, lawn-mowered grass; in summer, ice-cream-moustached, he came pungent with firecracker, Roman candle, pinwheel, baked by the sun. But autumn! Autumn!"
- from "The Emissary" by Ray Bradbury
as published in Ghostly and Ghastly
13 macabre tales chosen by Barbara Ireson (1977)
Pumpkins! Found on this rather interesting blog here
Happy Monday and October 1st, all!