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December 2005, vol 1 no 3

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C. W. Hawes

EARLY SEPTEMBER

A Monday in early September. The sun is hot, but the southerly breeze is cool for a change. Evidence of the long absence of rain is everywhere. The iced tea still tastes good. The crickets are chanting their prayers, while birds look south.

this summer
a hundred summers long
leaves falling

(previously published in LYNX)

 

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