Wanda Swim Strunk


August is the dying month


August is the dying month
When hot July struggles to keep her hold
Moving toward a hopeless chilled September
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  • Rookie Annette Lohan (2/6/2006 3:59:00 AM)

    You make great use of imagery in your poems - children stirring the cold out of the sky; the butterfly as refined deceiver. I like the use of the single line as heading to each stanza. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Nagy (10/31/2005 10:47:00 AM)

    Wow, I've read alot of poems about fall/autumn but never one like this Wanda! What a picture you paint here. Great poem. (But, I still love August!) :) Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (9/14/2005 7:35:00 AM)

    usually i love autumn, but this year the passing of summer has been like watching a good friend die. fantastic poem!

    Jake (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gainor Ventresco (9/13/2005 2:20:00 PM)

    Simply amazing.....gainor (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pamela Davison (9/13/2005 10:36:00 AM)

    One of the best poems I've read lately. Brava. (Report) Reply

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