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When you are writing about the seasons, should you capitalize their names?

For example, would you say:

I love the colors of the leaves in Autumn.

Or should you say:

I love the colors of the leaves in autumn.

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The names of seasons should be left uncapitalized. However capitalization may be used to achieve a poetic effect.

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You should say:

I love the colors of the leaves in autumn.

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