Helen Hunt Jackson

(18 October 1830 – 12 August 1885 / Amherst, Massachusetts)

October's Bright Blue Weather


O suns and skies and clouds of June,
And flowers of June together,
Ye cannot rival for one hour
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  • Rookie Mildred S Hensley (11/12/2011 7:44:00 PM)

    Like Lorna, I learned this poem in the 4th or fifth grade. It has annually enriched my life I am now 82. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lorna Rudisill (9/25/2006 10:52:00 PM)

    We were required to learn and then recite this poem back in elementary school-that is some 70 years ago and i still think of it every year when October comes around and the air is so crisp and exhilerating. (Report) Reply

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