Early autumn is actually summers climax which is interesting since in line two the sun is maturing yet there is still movement in the poem.
The second stanza shifts to see autumn as a harvester at rest. Time still passes as the fileds are only half reaped but it is slowed. The sounds of the second stanza are softer with more f’s and w’s . This creates as sense of drowsy and gentle imagery even with the compression of time. Autumn is literally under ists own spell as it is “drows’d with the fumes of pooppies’
The poem’s last stanza breaks the spell momentarily for the readers as itinquires about spring. But the audience is imediatley calmed since spring’s music is still present. Ther isn’t a singular loss its just the vision of nature’s transformation. The poem has a sense of acceptance . the final vision of the soft dying day is still alive with the sounds of the lambs and